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South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela waits to meet Paralympics team at the Nelson Mandela foundation in Houghton October 3, 2008.
Monday, Sep. 13, 2010

Open quoteA big mistake, Peter, a very big mistake. It is wrong. Why is Tony doing this after all his support for Africa?Close quote

  • former President of South Africa, who, according to British Labour Party MP Peter Hain's new biography of Mandela, made a furious phone call to him to protest against Tony Blair's decision to join the invasion of Iraq
Photo: Siphiwe Sibeko / Reuters | Source: BBC