Hafizullah Amin Giving Press Conference

Afghanistan president Hafizullah Amin holds a press conference just days after overthrowing former president Nur Mohammad Taraki. Amin, who's leftist policies were unpopular with the Afghan people, would only hold the position for four months, as he was killed in December of 1979 during the Soviet invasion.
Afghanistan president Hafizullah Amin holds a press conference just days after overthrowing former president Nur Mohammad Taraki. Amin, who's leftist policies were unpopular with the Afghan people, would only hold the position for four months, as he was killed in December of 1979 during the Soviet invasion.
Hafizullah Amin Giving Press Conference
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September 23, 1979
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