Obama tour: Mandela's illness in South Africa

b_179_129_16777215_00_images_USA130629AA003.jpegJOHANNESBURG - President Obama arrived in South Africa Friday on the second leg of his week-long trip to Africa and said he'll let Nelson Mandela's family decide whether the nation 's ailing former president is up to a visit from him.

"We'll see what the situation is when we land," Obama said aboard Air Force One as he flew to South Africa from Senegal, the first stop on his trip. "I don't need a photo-op, and the last thing I want to do is to be in any way obtrusive at a time when the family is concerned about Nelson Mandela's condition. I've had the opportunity to meet with him. Michelle and the girls had an opportunity to meet with him. Right now, our main concern is with his well-being, his comfort, and with the family's well-being and comfort.

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