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Obama: U.S. forces to move to Afghan support role in spring

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Fri, 11 Jan 2013 18:52 GMT
Author: Reuters
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WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (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.

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