‘‘I heard the news this morning and I was thinking of the effect it would have on women. The situation is bad and insecure in Ghazni province. It is a premature decision by Obama to withdraw the troops,’’ she said. ‘‘The foreign troops are very necessary. The fighting is not over as President Obama said.’’
She said it is too early for U.S. troops to leave because the country is still not safe.
‘‘My province is an example,’’ she said. ‘‘After 5 p.m. you can’t leave Ghazni city.’’
Associated Press writer Patrick Quinn contributed from Kabul.