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Jan102011

Vice President Biden Makes Unannounced Visit to Afghanistan 

Photo Courtesy - Joe Raedle/Getty Images(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Afghanistan Monday in an unannounced visit to the country, according to the White House.

The vice president will meet with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and visit U.S. service members during his stay in Afghanistan in an effort to assess the readiness of transitioning security in the country to Afghan-led forces.

The last time Biden visited Afghanistan was in January of 2009 as vice president-elect.

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