U.S. to offer Afghans assurances to remove hurdle in post-2014 deal

By Karen DeYoung, Tim Craig, November 21, 2013

A last-minute hitch in the agreement over a post-2014 U.S. military presence in Afghanistan appeared to have been resolved Tuesday as the United States agreed to put certain assurances in a letter to Afghans that is likely to be signed by President Obama, U.S. and Afghan officials said.

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