Baku-APA. The White House would like Afghan President Hamid Karzai to sign a bilateral security agreement by the end of the year, but the deadline could slip into early January, a spokesman said on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
"If you're asking, 'Does that mean that if they sign it on January 10th, that's going to be a huge problem?' Probably not," said Josh Earnest, a deputy spokesman for the White House.
"What will be a significant problem is if there is not quick action taken to get this signed," Earnest told reporters at a briefing.