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Obamas to meet Mandela family, won't visit hospital

Reuters  Pretoria , June 29, 2013
First Published: 13:25 IST(29/6/2013) | Last Updated: 13:28 IST(29/6/2013)

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will meet on Saturday with members of the family of South Africa's anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela who is critically ill in hospital, the White House said.

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"Out of deference to Nelson Mandela's peace and comfort and the family's wishes, they will not be visiting the hospital," the White House added in a statement.


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