Nelson Mandela in 2003
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Nelson Mandela death: His 'soft spot' for Wales

Nelson Mandela always had a "soft spot" for Wales, the first minister has said.

Carwyn Jones told BBC Radio Wales the former South African president, who died on Thursday, was grateful for the support the Welsh people gave him and his country.

Mr Jones said his "great regret" was never meeting Mandela.

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  • 06 Dec 2013
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