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France: Watch a time-lapse of commemorations at the Place de la Republique, Paris00:41

France: Watch a time-lapse of commemorations at the Place de la Republique, Paris

France, Paris
January 10, 2016 at 22:49 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thousands gathered at Place de la Republique in central Paris, Sunday, as French President Francois Hollande, Prime Minister Manuel Valls and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo led a commemoration for the victims of 2015's January and November Paris attacks.

Footage shows a time-lapse of commemorations taking place at the Place de la Republique on Sunday.

Sarkozy, Valls and Hildago laid a wreath at the Statue of the Republic before standing for the French national anthem. They went on to unveil a memorial plaque at the foot of a 10 metre (33 feet) oak tree standing in the middle of the square. The gathering concluded a week of tributes to those killed in the attacks last year.

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Thousands gathered at Place de la Republique in central Paris, Sunday, as French President Francois Hollande, Prime Minister Manuel Valls and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo led a commemoration for the victims of 2015's January and November Paris attacks.

Footage shows a time-lapse of commemorations taking place at the Place de la Republique on Sunday.

Sarkozy, Valls and Hildago laid a wreath at the Statue of the Republic before standing for the French national anthem. They went on to unveil a memorial plaque at the foot of a 10 metre (33 feet) oak tree standing in the middle of the square. The gathering concluded a week of tributes to those killed in the attacks last year.

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