Schmidt, in Moscow, calls for exit from Afghanistan

West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt arrived for two days of talks with Kremlin leaders Monday and publicly urged Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev to get all of his troops out of Afghanistan. Mr. Schmidt, the first Western leader to visit here since the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan last december, declared that West Germany stands firmly beside its West European allies and the position reached at last week's seven-nation summit meeting in Venice.

"The common goal of these decisions and initiatives is the re-establishment of an independent, unaligned Afghanistan, free of foreign troops, an Afghanistan that corresponds to the wishes of the Afghan people and the legitimate interests of Afghanistan's neighbors," Mr. Schmidt said.

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