President Barack Obama will deliver remarks at Nelson Mandela’s Tuesday memorial service, the White House said Monday.
Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes told reporters traveling aboard Air Force One that Obama will speak during the Tuesday service at Johannesburg’s main soccer stadium, though he did not reveal who else would speak.
Rhodes said that no bilateral meetings are planned for Obama and the scores of other world leaders expected to attend.
Rhodes said the White House has confidence the South African security measures at the stadium will be sufficient. Read more at Politico.