Francois Hollande, President Obama gather in front of the Bataclan

Attacks in Paris: The Bataclan, Hollande and Obama Pay Tribute to Victims

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The two heads of state were motionless for the victims of the attacks in Paris of November 13th, on the night of Sunday to Monday …

Night Tribute to the victims of the attacks in Paris of 13 November.  Francois Hollande and US President Barack Obama gathered on Sunday evening in front of the Bataclan, Paris theatre where 90 people were killed.


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The two presidents, accompanied by Anne Hidalgo, laid flowers in front of the building, in the eleventh arrondissement, before collecting their thoughts, motionless, staring at the ground where candles intermingle, flags, flowers and drawings, Barack Obama has not said a word.  Hollande then escorted the American president to his car.



Barack Obama had found the French president to visit the tributes just after landing in Paris, around 0:40 am before the opening Monday of the climate conference (COP21).

The visit, under heavy security, was announced at the last moment, while Sunday afternoon anti-COP21 activists provoked incidents Republic Square in Paris, a symbolic place became a “memorial” of the victims of November 13.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the BataclanOn Sunday, the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who is also present in France to attend COP21, also went in Bataclan with his French counterpart Manuel Valls and Anne Hidalgo, as well as the Premier of Quebec Philippe Couillard. David Cameron, leader of the British government, it was already raised last Monday, and Chilean President Michelle Bachelet went there Sunday at midday to deposit a wreath. Other foreign leaders should do the same in the coming days.

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