Background Note: Afghanistan

May 2007
Background Notes on Countries of the World: Afghanistan;May2007, p1
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The article provides information on the political and economic environment in Afghanistan, as well as, its history and foreign relations. It is an Islamic Republic wherein its branches include the executive, legislative and judicial. A Poverty Reduction and Growth facility program was agreed to maintain macroeconomic stability and reduce poverty. The region had a turbulent history which is marked by invasions. It has pursued a policy of neutrality and nonalignment in its foreign relations.


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