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Chancellor Angela Merkel has signed a book of condolences for victims of the Paris shooting - as the anti-Islam Pegida movement announced it would wear black armbands at its next march on Monday.

"Our sympathy goes to the citizens of France, especially the loved ones of the victims of this barbaric attack", Merkel wrote.

She added that Germany and France would continue to uphold the values of freedom and democracy together.


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