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Obama: U.S. forces to move to Afghan support role in spring
January 11, 2013 / 6:55 PM / in 5 years

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

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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