Afghan President: Troops Withdrawal Deadline May Need To Be ‘Reexamined’ – 5 January 2015

RT logoWith the US-led coalition pullout in full swing and Afghan forces having assumed full responsibility for national security, the country’s president said has called on to President Obama to reconsider a slower withdrawal schedule.

“Deadlines concentrate the mind. But deadlines should not be dogmas,” Ghani told the CBS program “60 Minutes” broadcasted in the US on Sunday night.

Ashraf Ghani, who took office as Afghan president in September 2014, also said that “multiple partners” have done their best to achieve objectives, so there “should be willingness to reexamine a deadline.”

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