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The World

December 07, 1987

The Afghan rebel alliance rejected suggestions that it join the Moscow-supported ruling party in Kabul in an interim coalition to govern while Soviet troops withdraw from Afghanistan. "We cannot accept any coalition," alliance leader Younis Khalis said in a response to suggestions put forth mainly by Pakistan President Zia ul-Haq. "We will continue our (holy war) until we establish an Islamic government."

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