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Mr Gorbachev (Visit)

Volume 124: debated on Wednesday 16 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, during Mr. Gorbachev's visit to London, whether he discussed with him the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan; and if he will make a statement.

During discussions with Mr. Gorbachev, my right hon. Friend, the Prime Minister, called for the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan in 1988.