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Jul012013

Obama and Bush to Meet in Tanzania

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images(DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania) – Two U.S. presidents will make a joint public appearance in Africa on Tuesday.

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney says former President George W. Bush will join President Obama at a wreath-laying ceremony at the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to honor the victims of the 1998 bombing.  The event will be at 10 a.m. local time, 3 a.m. ET.

First ladies Michelle Obama and Laura Bush will also be appearing together -- on stage at a conference of African First Ladies hosted by Mrs. Bush. That joint appearance will be moderated by ABC’s Cokie Roberts.

Neither Bush nor Obama is expected to speak at the event.

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