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November 13: Kamala Harris drops a bouquet of flowers at the Le Carillon bar

2021-11-13T15:02:23.584Z

The Vice-President of the United States, Kamala Harris, deposited a bouquet of white flowers on Saturday in front of the terrace of the bar Le Carillon, in tribute ...



The Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris, deposited a bouquet of white flowers on Saturday in front of the terrace of the bar Le Carillon, in tribute to the victims of the attacks of November 13, 2015 in Paris, noted a journalist from the 'AFP.

Accompanied by her husband, Doug Emhoff, Mrs. Harris, who ends a four-day visit to France on Saturday, left a bouquet shortly after noon at the foot of the plaque which pays tribute to the victims of the shootings on the terraces of the Carillon and the restaurant on Petit Cambodge (10th arrondissement) before meditating for a few moments.

She then crossed the street to briefly enter the Carillon.

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Earlier in the morning, the two establishments had a visit from French Prime Minister Jean Castex and the mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo, who came to meditate six years after the attacks that killed 130 people in Saint-Denis and in the capital city.

Before reaching Orly airport and reaching Washington, Kamala Harris offered herself, with her husband, a brief stop in a kitchen equipment store to buy some utensils. She said she wanted to use them for Thanksgiving, celebrated each year at the end of November in the United States - on the 25th this year - around a family turkey. “

I have a great stuffing recipe. I give it willingly,

”she told the American journalists who accompanied her. "

He's learning,

" she added, when asked about her husband's culinary talents.

"After having practically consumed the whole apartment, I start to improve,"

added Doug Emhoff.

The vice-president came to Paris to seal Franco-American reconciliation after a serious crisis over a contract for Australian submarines.

It was a very productive trip.

We now have a lot of follow-up work ahead of us,

”she summed up.

The partnership between the United States and France "

remains and will remain very strong

", she assured at the end of her visit marked by an interview with President Emmanuel Macron and her participation in the Paris Peace Forum. as well as the international conference on Libya.

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In mid-September, the United States and Australia inflicted a real snub on Paris by sealing a defense alliance in the Pacific with the United Kingdom, known by the acronym AUKUS, Washington blowing a huge contract for submarines initially promised to France.

Before Kamala Harris, the American Secretary of State Antony Blinken then the White House adviser for national security Jake Sullivan had succeeded in Paris to appease the anger of France.

President Joe Biden also met his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron at the end of October in Rome and agreed that his government had handled this affair “

clumsily

”.

Source: lefigaro

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