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Obama, in Afghanistan visit, says he's hopeful on security pact

U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with troops after delivering remarks at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with troops after delivering remarks at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with troops after delivering remarks at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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U.S. President Barack Obama is greeted by U.S. troops deployed in Afghanistan during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama is greeted by U.S. troops deployed in Afghanistan during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama is greeted by U.S. troops deployed in Afghanistan during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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U.S. President Barack Obama addresses troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama addresses troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama addresses troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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U.S. President Barack Obama greets U.S. troops deployed in Afghanistan during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama greets U.S. troops deployed in Afghanistan during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama greets U.S. troops deployed in Afghanistan during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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U.S. troops deployed in Afghanistan listen to President Barack Obama speak during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. troops deployed in Afghanistan listen to President Barack Obama speak during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. troops deployed in Afghanistan listen to President Barack Obama speak during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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U.S. President Barack Obama walks to the stage to speak to U.S. troops deployed in Afghanistan during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama walks to the stage to speak to U.S. troops deployed in Afghanistan during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama walks to the stage to speak to U.S. troops deployed in Afghanistan during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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U.S. Marine General Joseph Dunford (L) and U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan James Cunningham (2nd L) greet U.S. President Barack Obama as he arrives aboard Air Force One at Bagram Air Base in Kabul May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. Marine General Joseph Dunford (L) and U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan James Cunningham (2nd L) greet U.S. President Barack Obama as he arrives aboard Air Force One at Bagram Air Base in Kabul May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. Marine General Joseph Dunford (L) and U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan James Cunningham (2nd L) greet U.S. President Barack Obama as he arrives aboard Air Force One at Bagram Air Base in Kabul May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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(From L) U.S. Marine General Joseph Dunford and U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan James Cunningham greet U.S. President Barack Obama as he arrives aboard Air Force One at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

(From L) U.S. Marine General Joseph Dunford and U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan James Cunningham greet U.S. President Barack Obama as he arrives aboard Air Force One at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

(From L) U.S. Marine General Joseph Dunford and U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan James Cunningham greet U.S. President Barack Obama as he arrives aboard Air Force One at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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U.S. President Barack Obama (C) walks to a waiting car with U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan James Cunningham (R) as he arrives aboard Air Force One at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama (C) walks to a waiting car with U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan James Cunningham (R) as he arrives aboard Air Force One at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama (C) walks to a waiting car with U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan James Cunningham (R) as he arrives aboard Air Force One at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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U.S. President Barack Obama (R) walks with U.S. Marine General Joseph Dunford (L) and U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan James Cunningham as he arrives aboard Air Force One at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) walks with U.S. Marine General Joseph Dunford (L) and U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan James Cunningham as he arrives aboard Air Force One at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) walks with U.S. Marine General Joseph Dunford (L) and U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan James Cunningham as he arrives aboard Air Force One at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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U.S. President Barack Obama arrives aboard Air Force One at Bagram Air Base in Kabul May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama arrives aboard Air Force One at Bagram Air Base in Kabul May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama arrives aboard Air Force One at Bagram Air Base in Kabul May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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U.S. President Barack Obama (R) boards Air Force One to depart after a surprise night-time visit to address troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) boards Air Force One to depart after a surprise night-time visit to address troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) boards Air Force One to depart after a surprise night-time visit to address troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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