US Defense Secretary will meet the Afghanistan President

Robert Gates will assure Mr.Karzai that the US is determined to win this war

In brief: Robert Gates arrived in Afghanistan on Tuesday to discuss US war strategy with Hamid Karzai, the Afghanistan President

US Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrived in Afghanistan where he plans to meet with the Afghan President Hamid Karzai.

Mr.Gates is going to discuss the US decision to send 30,000 more forces and how it would be carried out. He will also assure Mr. Karzai that the United States are determined to win this war.

According to Mr.Obama, the US plan to begin withdrawing from the Afghanistan in July 2011, though it will depend on the appropriate training of Afghan security troops and the situation on the ground.

Olga Bespalova
2009-12-08 08:21, Society.

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