Transcript for Paris Climate Talks Move Forward Despite Recent Terror Attacks
Why? Now to president Obama. Speaking moments ago at the opening of global climate talks in Paris. The war against Isis still top of mind. Jon Karl is traveling with the president. Reporter: Good morning, George. For his first stop here in Paris, the president visited the bataclan theater. The site of the deadliest attacks here two weeks ago. Joined by the French president and the mayor of Paris, president Obama stopped before the growing memorial outside the bataclan theater. Laying a rose. Pausing for an extended moment of silence. Climate change is on the agenda this week. They're visiting a city still raw from the terrorist attacks that killed 130 people on November 13th. This morning, the president expressed unity with the people of Paris. And we salute the people of Paris for insisting this crucial conference go on. Reporter: With so many world leaders visiting so soon after those attacks, streets in central Paris are closed off. Police guarding empty intersections. The only vehicles, motor cades for all the dignitaries. And the the government has banned all public protests. On Sunday, some tried to defy that ban. A clash that grew violent. Objects thrown at police answered with tear gas. Others formed a human chain. A long-planned protest March is now no longer per mimted. Tonight, the president will have a one-on-one dinner with president Hollande in Paris. They'll talk climate change. But topic number one will be terrorism and the fight against Isis. The race for president now. Donald Trump feeling the heat, denying claims he mocked a
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