Consideration of the ratification of the Soviet-Afghan treaty of friendship and cooperation. Speakers: Chairman of the Committee of Soviet Women N. V. Popova, member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the CPSU Yu. V. Andropov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the USSR A. A. Gromyko, poet A. Surkov and others. Present: I. G. Petrovsky, M. P. Georgadze, I. G. Erenburg, S. M. Budyonny, Ya. S. Nasriddinova and others.