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AMs to pay tribute to Mandela

Nelson Mandela will be honoured later when Assembly Members hold a minute's silence at the Senedd. The former South African President died last week.

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Andrew RT Davies: Mandela 'a global inspiration'

The leader of the Welsh Conservatives has hailed Nelson Mandela as 'a global inspiration'. Following the death of the first black president of South Africa, Andrew RT Davies AM praised Mandela's "tremendous will, incredible humility, and resolute commitment to democracy".

"Nelson Mandela was - and always be - a global inspiration. His was a life that has defined what it means to be truly great.

"His tremendous will, incredible humility, and resolute commitment to democracy, justice and freedom have transformed history and changed the world.

"More than an international icon, more than an enduring legacy; Nelson Mandela's name and actions will forever be etched in our history.

"His spirit, integrity and humility have inspired me, as I know they have many more across Wales - and all over the world."

– Andrew RT Davies AM, Leader of the Welsh Conservatives

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