US, Afghan leaders discuss troop withdrawal

President Barack Obama speaks to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House on Tuesday.

AFP/Washington – President Barack Obama held intensive White House talks on Tuesday with his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani, who is seeking “flexibility” on the pace of US troop withdrawals from his war-torn nation.

In the Oval Office for his first face-to-face meeting with Obama since becoming president, Ghani is expected to seize upon warmer relations to call for slower US troop reductions.

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Source News: Gulf Times