The Afghanistan conflict could not be solved until all foreign troops were withdrawn, the Pakistan President Zia-Ul-Haq said on his recent visit to China.
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3. SV Zhao Ziyang, Chinese premier, greets President and Mrs. Zia (2 shots) 0.20
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5. GV President Zia and Premier Zhao walk on red carpet to dais and playing Pakistan national anthem 0.59
6. GV Band play Chinese national anthem PAN to Zia and Zhao 1.16
7. GV Soldier marching over to invite men to inspect guard of honour. They then walk to men and inspect them (2 shots) 1.53
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Background: BEIJING, CHINA
The Afghanistan conflict could not be solved until all foreign troops were withdrawn, the Pakistan President Zia-Ul-Haq said on his recent visit to China. This is a view which Chinese Premier Zhao Ziyang, who greeted General Zia when he arrived in Beijing on October 17, has reiterated. The presence of Soviet troops in Afghanistan was expected to be the main subject under discussion between the two leaders. China and Pakistan have long been allies and General Zia given a warm welcome. General Zia said in Beijing that the solution of the Afghan problem lies in creating conditions in Afghanistan so that Afghan refugees in Pakistan and other countries can return to their homeland decently and safely. He said this can only be realised when all foreign troops are pulled out of Afghanistan. Mr. Zhao praised Pakistan's humanitarian aid to the three million afghan refugees who have fled to Pakistan since the Soviet intervention in 1979.
Source: CENTRAL CHINA TELEVISION