Harris commemorates 2015 Paris attack with flowers

Vice President Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisCDFIs have proven they're the right tool to help small business, let's give them what they need to do the job The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Uber - Omicron tests vaccines; Bob Dole dies at 98 Biden cannot allow his domestic fumbles to transfer to the world stage MORE wrapped up her trip to France by lying flowers at a memorial in Paris that honors the 130 people killed in a 2015 ISIS attack, according to The Associated Press.

Harris visited Le Carillon bar, which was one of the several nightlife spots that was attacked by gunmen and suicide bombers six years ago, reports the AP. 

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The 2015 attack in Paris was the deadliest act of violence in France since WWII, and one of the worst terrorist attacks on the Western World, notes the AP. 

The attack was carried out by nine gunmen and suicide bombers who all struck within minutes of each other, targeting those in soccer stadiums, cafes and a concert hall, which alone accounted for 90 of the fatalities.

The homage paid to the victims this year coincides with the trial of 20 men who are accused of executing the violence in France that day, the AP reported. The commemoration was one of several that was held by officials in France to memorialize the victims of the bloodshed. 

Harris had gone to France to patch up the wounds the country sustained during a spat over a submarine deal in September.