[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/10/02/art.mcchrystal.gi.jpg caption="President Obama met Friday with Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan."](CNN) - President Obama met Friday with Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan, according to reporters traveling with the president.
Obama and his most senior aides have been discussing U.S. strategy in Afghanistan.
The president wanted to continue a conversation with McChrystal that began Wednesday with a three-hour meeting in the White House situation room, White House officials said
Both men were in Europe - the general in London, England and the president in Copenhagen, Denmark, where he had lobbied the International Olympic Committee to choose Chicago, Illinois as the site of 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
- CNN's Ed Henry contributed to this report