Trump visits US troops in Afghanistan on Thanksgiving.

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President Donald Trump has made an unannounced visit to American troops in Afghanistan and said the US and the Taliban have been engaged in talks. “The Taliban wants to make a deal,” Mr Trump told troops at Bagram airbase on his first trip to the country, where he also met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. The visit for Thanksgiving comes after a prisoner swap with the Taliban aimed at resuming peace negotiations. Mr Trump also said the US was “substantially” reducing troop numbers.

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