Taliban call on Trump to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan

by Reuters
Wednesday, 9 November 2016 11:22 GMT

KABUL, Nov 9 (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban on Wednesday called on U.S. president-elect Donald Trump to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan.

"Our message is that the Americans should draft a policy not to take away the independence and sovereignty of other nations.

Most importantly they should withdraw all their troops from Afghanistan," the Taliban said in a statement in reaction to Trump's surprise election win. (Reporting by Hamid Shalizi and Randy Fabi; Editing by Nick Macfie)

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