Obama meets with Mandela family

2013-06-29 15:21
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Johannesburg – US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are meeting privately with the family of Nelson Mandela.

The meeting is taking place at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory.

The White House didn't say which Mandela family members the Obamas are meeting with.

The president and first lady will not meet with the ailing 94-year-old Mandela, who is hospitalised with a lung infection.

The White House says that decision was made in accordance with the Mandela family's wishes.

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