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Taliban release Western hostages in prisoner swap

France 24 Tuesday, 19 November 2019 ()
The Taliban handed two Western hostages over to US forces in southern Afghanistan Tuesday, three years after they were abducted, in a successful swap for three high-ranking insurgent prisoners that could boost peace talks.
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President Trump extended thanks to President Ghani of Afghanistan following the release of two Western hostages being held by the Taliban.

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