Obama says US presence tied to Afghans signing accord (11)

Maan News Agency 2014.05.27 22:35
Published today 21:58 WASHINGTON (AFP) - President Barack Obama said Tuesday that plans to keep 9,800 US troops in Afghanistan next year depended on the Kabul government signing a long-delayed agreement. Obama, confirming plans for a full withdrawal by the end of 2016, said he was "hopeful" as both candidates to be Afghanistan's next president support the accord.
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