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France: Sarkozy calls for West-Russia coalition in Syria after meeting Hollande02:12

France: Sarkozy calls for West-Russia coalition in Syria after meeting Hollande

France, Paris
November 15, 2015 at 09:50 GMT +00:00 · Published

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was received by French President Francois Hollande in Paris, Sunday, following the shootings that took place in the French capital on Friday evening.

The former president called on the current head of state to take the fight to the so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), especially in regard to forming a single coalition with Russia in the Syrian crisis.

At least 129 people were killed and more than 352 left injured, 99 critically, after a series of coordinated attacks were carried out at six different locations across Paris on Friday evening. At least 87 of those victims were killed after gunmen opened fire during a concert at the Bataclan theatre, taking dozens hostage before detonating suicide bombs. Police stormed the venue, freeing the hostages and killing one of the attackers. Dozens more were killed in attacks at the French national stadium and a string of popular bars and restaurants.

France: Sarkozy calls for West-Russia coalition in Syria after meeting Hollande02:12
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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was received by French President Francois Hollande in Paris, Sunday, following the shootings that took place in the French capital on Friday evening.

The former president called on the current head of state to take the fight to the so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), especially in regard to forming a single coalition with Russia in the Syrian crisis.

At least 129 people were killed and more than 352 left injured, 99 critically, after a series of coordinated attacks were carried out at six different locations across Paris on Friday evening. At least 87 of those victims were killed after gunmen opened fire during a concert at the Bataclan theatre, taking dozens hostage before detonating suicide bombs. Police stormed the venue, freeing the hostages and killing one of the attackers. Dozens more were killed in attacks at the French national stadium and a string of popular bars and restaurants.