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NYC Mayor Visits Paris to Show Support After Terror Attacks

NYC Mayor Visits Paris to Show Support After Terror Attacks
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Mayor Bill de Blasio pays respect to those killed in terrorist attacks.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio made a trip to Paris to show his support after terrorist attacks there that left 17 people dead.

   De Blasio paid his respects Tuesday at the offices of the Charlie Hebdo newspaper and at a kosher supermarket. The attacks were carried out on Jan. 7 and Jan. 9.

   Accompanied by Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and Charlie Hebdo columnist Patrick Pelloux, he laid flowers at a memorial up the street from the satirical newspaper.

   De Blasio said the trip was to show New York City's solidarity with Paris as cities that have dealt with terrorism.

   De Blasio says there's a powerful historical similarity between the cities. He says the tragedies have shown they're even closer than people realized.