Ambassador Plays Defense for American Leaders After Paris Rally

Jane Hartley says French leaders are grateful for U.S. support.

US embassador in France Jane Hartley speaks during a ceremony at the US embassy in Paris on November 22, 2014.

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The absence of major American leaders at Sunday's march in Paris marking recent terrorism attacks has drawn sharp criticism, but the French were nonchalant about it—at least according to the U.S. ambassador.

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