1947 in Afghanistan

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See also: 1946 in Afghanistan, other events of 1947, and 1948 in Afghanistan.

Because of close ties of kinship and common cultural tradition, Afghanistan is deeply concerned over the question of the right to self-determination of the Afghans of the North-West Frontier Province of India, arising from the creation of the separate independent states of India and Pakistan.

Afghanistan sends an observer-delegate to the Geneva meetings of the UN Conference on Trade and Employment.

September 30, 1947[edit]

Afghanistan is the only country to vote against the admission of Pakistan to the United Nations.[1][2][3][4]


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  2. ^ Keller, Bill (2011-12-14). "The Pakistanis Have a Point". The New York Times. 
  3. ^ Raymond L. Garthoff. Détente and confrontation: American-Soviet relations from Nixon to Reagan. Retrieved 2012-01-21. 
  4. ^ "Rediff On The NeT: Professor Barnett Rubin on the Taleban regime in Afghanistan". In.rediff.com. 1999-12-30. Retrieved 2012-01-21.