BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan President Donald Trump made a surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan to meet with both the countrys president and U.S. troops saying that peace talks with the Taliban have resumed amid a push for a cease-fire and to reduce U.S. deployment in the region.
The president landed at Bagram Airfield around 8:30 p.m. local time Thursday and greeted U.S. soldiers over a turkey dinner before meeting with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani at the airfields Air Force headquarters.
Trump summoned reporters for part of their meeting and said talks with the Taliban are ongoing. The U.S. wants the Taliban to agree to a cease-fire and will continue to reduce its troop commitment to the region, Trump said.
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