Surprise visit to Afghanistan for the President of America

United States President, Barack Obama made a surprise visit Friday to Afghanistan to meet with U.S. troops.

Air Force One presidential plane landed in Afghan territory on Friday evening for a visit expected to last three hours and was kept secret for security reasons.

Obama will remain at Bagram air base, located at 50 kilometers from Kabul. He will talk via video conference with his Afghan counterpart, Hamid Karzai, as bad weather prevents the region to travel by helicopter to the capital, according to White House.

This is the second  visit that Obama’s  has  made to Afghanistan since taking office as President in January 2009. Previous visit took place in late March.

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Posted by N.Desiree on Dec 3 2010. Filed under Featured News, Politics. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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