Afghanistan Names New Soviet Envoy

From Reuters

The Soviet-backed Afghan government has named Interior Minister Sayed Mohammed Gulabzoi ambassador to Moscow, Bakhtar news agency reported.

The official agency, monitored in Islamabad on Wednesday, did not say who will replace Gulabzoi as interior minister.

Gulabzoi has figured prominently in all Afghan cabinets since the 1978 Marxist takeover.