Mandela's death weighs heavy on Paris summit

Flags outside the French presidential palace flew at half-mast as France-Africa summit took place.

    Nelson Mandela's death weighed heavily on African leaders meeting in France.

    Flags above the French presidential palace flew at half-mast, and the they held a minute's silence to mourn the loss of Africa's foremost leader.

    Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland reports from Paris.

     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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