Dakar: Obama comments on Snowden issue

Posted Jun 27, 2013 by Gibril Koroma
President Barack Obama who is currently on a tour of three African countries made some comments on whistle-blower Edward Snowden at a press conference in Dakar, Senegal, Thursday morning.
President Barack Obama
President Barack Obama
The comments were made at a joint press conference by Obama and his host President Macky Sall of Senegal.
The lengthy press conference did not only deal with the Edward Snowden issue but was very wide-ranging covering US-Senegalese relations, trade with Africa, former President Mandela of South Africa's health and legacy, homosexuality and gay rights in Senegal and several other issues.
First Lady Michelle Obama was also quite busy, visiting a school were she delivered an inspiring speech, encouraging the students and emphasizing the importance of education. She also spoke about her involvement in educational issues not only as a First Lady but as a mother herself.
Please click here for the joint press conference and Mrs. Obama's remarks.