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A lot of other business will be done, I suspect. A lot of other meetings and a lot of other diplomacy will be going on up there. I'm sure there will be a lot of conversations up there, of course about Madiba and what he did for South Africa, but I suspect quite a lot of bilateral chats and other chats will be had because there will be some leaders, as you say, that we don't see that often.
What a fantastic gift God gave to us in this Mandela, who quickly became an icon, a global icon of forgiveness, of generosity of spirit
Whether we have 10 heads of state coming or 70 or 100, we do have the capacity and plans in place to facilitate their movement
He really was like a magician with a magic wand, turning us into this glorious, multicolored, rainbow people
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