U.S. President Barack Obama speaks after dropping by in the press briefing room at the White House in Washington, August 20, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
Obama says will reach out to Karzai on NATO killings
Posted : Monday, 20 August 2012 01:50PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama expressed "deep concern" on Monday about the recent killings of NATO troops by Afghan security forces and said he would reach out to Afghan President Hamid Karzai on the subject.
He made the comments in an impromptu news conference in the White House briefing room.
(Reporting By Laura MacInnis and Matt Spetalnick; Editing by Eric Beech)
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