Obama to make statement at White House at 6:15 p.m./2215 GMT

by Reuters
Saturday, 31 May 2014 21:46 GMT

WASHINGTON, May 31 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will deliver a statement in the White House Rose Garden at 6:15 p.m. (2215 GMT) on Saturday, the White House said.

The White House did not say what Obama would speak about, but he is expected to address the swap of the last U.S. prisoner of war from Afghanistan for five Taliban detainees. (Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Will Dunham)

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