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Paris, 11.01.15:With Federal Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Federal Economics Affairs Minister Sigmar Gabriel, Chancellor Angela Merkel flew to Paris for the rally.
French President François Hollande greets the Chancellor at the Élysée Palace.
Germany mourns the victims of the terrorist attacks with France.
Photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo
Hundreds of thousands demonstrate their solidarity and condemn terrorism in the wake of the attacks on the office of the satirical magazine "Charlie Hebdo" and a Jewish supermarket.
The rally was led by the relatives of the 17 victims of last week’s attacks.
"Je suis Charlie" – I am Charlie. Signs demonstrating solidarity could be seen everywhere in Paris, not only at the rally.
Chancellor Angela Merkel and Federal Economics Affairs Minister Sigmar Gabriel arrive at the starting point for the rally in the centre of Paris.
A huge number of heads of state and government and European Union representatives were in Paris to take part in the rally.
Arm in arm, representatives of about 50 countries took a clear stance in support of liberty and condemnation of terrorism.