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Pipelines deliver natural gas to the Soviet Union and to a thermal power plant
and chemical fertilizer plant in Mazar-e Sharif. Petroleum resources have proved
to be insignificant. Many coal deposits have been found in the northern slopes of
Afghanistan broadened and intensified its relationships with other Muslim
countries, trying to move away from its dependency on the Soviet Union and the
United States. In addition, Daud Khan and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the prime minister
ment upon the withdrawal of the Soviets. The mujahideen ... in the 1970s (1974).
Accounts and analyses of the history of Afghanistan since 1978 include J. bruce
amstutz, Afghanistan: The First Five Years of Soviet Occupation ( 1 986); henry s.
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