U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai shake hands at the conclusion of a news conference at the White House in Washington January 11, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
U.S. forces to move to Afghan support role in spring: Obama
Posted : Friday, 11 January 2013 01:54PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Friday said U.S. and coalition forces will move to a support role in the Afghan conflict this spring.
Obama, during a news conference with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, said he will announce the next steps in the U.S. troop drawdown in Afghanistan in coming months.
(Reporting By White House team)
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