HOLLANDE CANCELS TRIP TO G20 SUMMIT IN TURKEY OVER TERRORIST ATTACKS IN PARIS

PARIS — French President Francois Hollande decided to cancel his participation in the Group of 20 summit, due November 16 in Turkey, over the terrorist attacks in Paris, the Elysee Palace reported Saturday.

France will instead be represented by the foreign and finance ministers.

Francois Hollande will hold Defense Council meeting, the Palace informed.

At least 150 people were killed as a result of a terrorist attack on the Bataclan concert hall and other areas in Paris, media reported. PNA/Itar-TASS