Frenchman leaves USSR over exile of Sakharov

Former French Premier Jacques Chaban-Delmas has cut short an official visit to the Soviet Union in protest over the arrest and exile of Andrei D. Sakharov, the dissident leader and Nobel Peace laureate. In a statement issued to French correspondents, Mr. Chaban-Delmas said he was returning to Paris because he would not be able to keep silent on the Sakharov affair if he completed his Soviet tour.

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