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    French President Francois Hollande (R) welcomes Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (L) at the Elysee Palace before attending a solidarity march (Marche Republicaine) in the streets of Paris January 11, 2015.

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    French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko hold a short meeting before participating in the Unity Rally. About a million people are expected to take to the streets in Paris in the wake of the violence that began with an attack on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

    MOSCOW, January 11 (Sputnik) – The leaders of Germany, France and Ukraine held a brief meeting Sunday before joining a rally to honor those killed during three days of brutal attacks in France earlier this week, French media reported.

    The meeting lasted about 15 minutes, Agence France-Presse said.

    About a million of participants, including some 40 world leaders, are expected to take to the streets in Paris in the wake of the violence that began Wednesday with an attack on a satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo.

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