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American prisoner exchanged for Taliban leader

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The U.S hails the release of navy veteran Mark Frerichs by Afghanistan, exchanged for convicted drug trafficker Bashir Noorzai. The United States has freed a convicted Afghan druglord imprisoned in the U.S in a prisoner swap with the Taliban that saw the release of a US Navy veteran held in Afghanistan since 2020.