French President Nicolas Sarkozy and French Prime Minister Francois Fillon at Charles de Gaulle
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Sarkozy pays tribute to families' courage

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has given a statement at Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) airport, following a short ceremony for the victims of Toulouse's shootings.

Their four coffins were present at the ceremony, and will be flown to Israel for burial on Wednesday.

President Sarkozy, accompanied by French Prime Minister Francois Fillon, praised the families he met, saying "we were impressed by their courage", and of their losses, "who can accept that? No one".

  • 20 Mar 2012
  • From the section Europe