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    Obama makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    US President Barack Obama has marked the anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death by making a surprise trip to Bagram airbase near Kabul.

    As well as meeting the troops, the president also signed a strategic partnership pact with President Hamid Kazai setting out a long term US role in Afghanistan.

    The visit included a prime time television address to the American people.