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Her Majesty the Queen's Statement following the death of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela's legacy is the peaceful South Africa we see today.

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The Queen was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Nelson Mandela last night. He worked tirelessly for the good of his country, and his legacy is the peaceful South Africa we see today.

Her Majesty remembers with great warmth her meetings with Mr. Mandela and sends her sincere condolences to his family and the people of South Africa at this very sad time.

ELIZABETH R

Published 6 December 2013