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Macron presides over ceremony to honour victims of terrorism

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French President Emmanuel Macron joined ..

By admin , in Health , at March 11, 2020

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French President Emmanuel Macron joined King Felipe VI of Spain and other dignitaries in Paris on Wednesday where he presided over the first national day to honour victims of terrorism.

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French President Emmanuel Macron joined King Felipe VI of Spain, Queen Letizia of Spain and French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe in the ceremony which was held at Trocadero in Paris.

Sixteen years to the day after bombings in Madrid killed at least 191 train commuters and injured at least 1,700, Macron thanked the visiting royalty for “reminding us of the unbreakable link between our two nations”.

Macron also named the sites of various recent acts of terrorism in France, and said that the nation would not change its values, or “back down on our fighting spirit”.

The French president also cited the efforts of police, firefighters, emergency personnel, military, prefects, magistraRead More – Source