US hails France bond on Charlie Hebdo attack anniversary

A person lays flowers in front of Charlie Hebdo headquarters, on January 7, 2016 in Paris, France, as the country holds ceremonies to mark a year since a jihadist attack on the offices of Charlie HebdoThe United States marked the first anniversary Thursday of the murderous attacks on Charlie Hebdo magazine and shoppers at a kosher deli with a vow to always stand by ally France. Secretary of State John Kerry issued a statement to mark one year since a group of jihadist gunmen killed 17 journalists, police officers and bystanders over three days in Paris. “No country knows better than France that freedom has a price and that no rationale can justify attacks on innocent men, women and children,” he said.

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