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CoP 21 leaders observe minute's silence

 2015-11-30 10:51:42.0

climate_enParis : The leaders event of the Conference of Parties (CoP) 21 climate summit started here with a minute's silence in memory of those killed in the November 13 terror attacks in this French capital.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon asked for the minute's silence ahead of French President Francois Hollande's inaugural address.

The horrific attacks claimed 130 lives.

�The tragic event has forced us to focus on what is important,� Hollande said in his speech.

�We face two major global challenges - terrorism and climate change - and we must overcome both,� he added.(IANS)

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