§ Sir Geoffrey Howe
When I was in Moscow in February I told Mr. Gorbachev and Mr. Shevardnadze of the need for the complete withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan this year and our wish to see a neutral, nonaligned and independent Afghanistan. We welcome the efforts of the United Nations Secretary General's personal representative to pave the way for a settlement.
§ 24. Mr. Soames
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he has any plans to visit Kabul.
§ 25. Mr. Favell
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what information he has about progress towards a Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan.