Paris extends ban on rallies until Nov 30 start of UN climate talks: police

Soldiers patrol at the foot of the Eiffel Tower in ParisParis has extended a ban on public gatherings introduced after the terror attacks in the French capital until November 30, the start of UN climate talks, the city’s police headquarters said Saturday. In a statement the prefecture recalled the “extreme seriousness” of last week’s attacks, which left 130 people dead and prompted the government to put in place a three-month state of emergency. Authorities have already banned two citizens’ rallies planned around the climate summit that will be attended by 138 heads of state and government after the worst-ever terror attack on French soil.

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