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Obama: 'I'm not a fan of discrimination'

President Barack Obama says he will be "blunt" with African leaders about gay rights during his short tour of the continent.

In a wide-ranging interview with the BBC's North America editor Jon Sopel, he said: "I am not a fan of discrimination and bullying of anybody on the basis of race, on the basis of religion, on the basis of sexual orientation or gender."

  • 24 Jul 2015
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