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Envoy, Lee pay tribute to Mandela

‘HUMAN TOUCH’:Taiwan’s last ambassador to S Africa Loh I-cheng visited Mandela before the country’s president at the time. Lee Teng-hui also called Mandela ‘great’

By Chen Hui-ping and Stacy Hsu  /  Staff reporter, with staff writer

“Mandela was a great man who did many great things for the world, such as achieving racial equality. He did not treat people differently because of the color of their skin, and I admired him for that,” Lee said. “A [united, democratic] South Africa would not have been possible without Mandela, whose determination to end social and global inequalities deeply impressed me.”

Additional reporting by Lee Hsin-fang

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