January 29, 1996 in Nation/World

Mandela Talks Tolerance To Farrakhan

Compiled From Wire Services

President Nelson Mandela lectured Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan on tolerance Sunday, saying South Africa rejects racism and sexism and reveres all religions.

Farrakhan, often criticized for making remarks considered antagonistic toward whites, Jews and women, was conciliatory following his meeting at Mandela’s home.

“All of the principles that President Mandela has outlined we agree with totally,” the black Muslim leader told reporters.

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