Andropov asked to make Afghan peace gesture

West Germany's radical Green Party appealed to Soviet leader Yuri Andropov to allow Afghan self-determination. In a telegram published here, the party executive urged Mr. Andropov to show the seriousness of his peace proposals by ''making a genuine gesture of peace in Afghanistan.'' The Greens quoted reports of growing Soviet brutality against civilians. The party is best known for its strong stand against nuclear weapons. During a session in West Germany's Bundestag with 500 invited young people, a group of youths stormed the podium, threw paint, and raised antiwar banners before policemen dragged them away. A Greens spokesman said he did not immediately know whether they were people the party had invited.

About these ads
Sponsored Content by LockerDome

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK