I had a successful trip to Afghanistan: Trump

WASHINGTON: President of the United States Donald Trump on Monday he said his inaugural trip to Afghanistan in Thanksgiving The day was very successful.

"I loved going to Afghanistan . It was great -- as you know -- we had some good meetings with a lot of people including ( Afghanistan President Ashraf) Ghani, you know that, right? And he was terrific. It was great meeting with him," Trump told reporters in the South Lawns of the White House .

"But my trip to Afghanistan was very successful," he said responding to a question in his unannounced trip to Afghanistan last week to meet US soldiers stationed in the war-torn country and thank them for their service.

During the unannounced visit in Thursday, Trump had a hastily-arranged bilateral meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani .

On Monday, Trump left the United States to go to the United Kingdom to attend a NATO Summit. Afghanistan is likely to be one of the major issues of discussion at the summit.