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Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Invitation to African Leaders to Join Camp David Summit

President Obama has invited African Leaders to join Leaders at the G-8 Summit at Camp David on May 19 for a discussion session on accelerating progress towards food security in Africa.  The African Leaders who have been invited to participate in the Summit are:
Chairperson of the African Union and President of Benin Yayi Boni
Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia
President John Mills of Ghana
President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania

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