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As It Happened: Obama-Singh News Conference

President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held a joint news conference at the White House today.

Singh is making the first official State visit of a foreign leader since Obama was sworn into office in January. There will be a State Dinner at the White House tonight.

While issues related to U.S.-India relations were likely to come up during the news conference, iPresident Obama was also asked about reports that he's planning to announce next Tuesday his decision on how many more U.S. troops will be sent to Afghanistan.

We used the box below to live-blog during the news conference. Just click the "play" button and our updates should flow in automatically. If you want to submit a comment, there's a box at the bottom of the player for them:

President Barack Obama stands alongside Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during a State Arrival i

Obama, Singh earlier today. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Barack Obama stands alongside Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during a State Arrival

Obama, Singh earlier today.

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