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NPR: Russian Ambassador To US: Don’t flee Afghanistan

September 5, 2011

When the Soviet military occupied Afghanistan in the 1980s, Andrey Avetisyan served as a young diplomat in Kabul who witnessed a war that ultimately ended with a humiliating Soviet withdrawal.

Today, he is back in Kabul, this time as the Russian ambassador. And his advice to the United States is not to pull out of Afghanistan precipitously.

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  1. Claudio Alpaca permalink
    September 5, 2011 20:19

    An experience precedent to that of USA, but similar on finality.
    It is the reasoment made by Andrey Avetisyan.
    His exam, development of situation and invitation to support Afghan people on all istances have a ratio and appear on the logic of the transition phase an its prosecution.
    An immediate pull out may vanify years of war against terror, right’s and dignity’s deprivation of Afghan people, return to condition of non live.
    A support must be done to Afghan forces and Afghan people to avoid a “pristinus status of situation” by taliban.
    Claudio Alpaca

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