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No need for ‘photo op’ with Mandela

US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wave from Air Force One as they depart from Dakar, Senegal.

US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wave from Air Force One as they depart from Dakar, Senegal.

Published Jun 28, 2013

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Aboard Air Force One, Senegal - US President Barack Obama said Friday a much-awaited meeting with his critically ill hero Nelson Mandela would depend on the icon's family.

“We'll see what the situation is when we land. I do not need a photo op,” Obama said en route to South Africa. “The last thing I want to do is to be in any way obtrusive.” - Sapa-AFP

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