12 March 1990
While on a mission to foreign countries to ask them to break political ties and tighten sanctions against South Africa in order to speed political change, African National Congress (ANC) Vice-President Nelson Mandela met his old friend, ANC President Oliver Tambo, for the first time in twenty-eight years. The meeting took place in Sweden, where Tambo was recuperating from a stroke that had partially paralysed him the previous year.

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