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A solemn ceremony was held Friday for the victims of the Paris attacks, with President Francois Hollande vowing that France would respond to the "army of fanatics" with more songs, concerts and shows. "We will not give in either to fear or to hate," said Hollande in the courtyard of the Invalides buildings in central Paris, speaking to 2,000 dignitaries and those injured in the violence. "To all of you, I solemnly promise that France will do everything to destroy the army of fanatics that committed these crimes," he said.
Russia said on Friday that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan had requested a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Paris on Nov. 30. "A proposal from the Turkish side about a meeting at the level of heads of state has been delivered to the president," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on a conference call on Friday. "That's all I can say." Putin and Erdogan will attend the global climate summit that begins in Paris on Nov. 30.