Germany : Merkel calls ministerial meeting over Paris attacks
BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday she will meet with ministers over the series of attacks in Paris, as she pledged to "do everything" to help France in its fight against terrorists.
"We will do everything to help in the hunt for the perpetrators and instigators, and to carry out the fight together against these terrorists," she said, adding that she will meet with ministers to discuss "the situation in France and all related questions".
Beyond a strong security response, Merkel said: "We as citizens will also give a clear answer" to terrorists.
"We know that our life in freedom is stronger than any terror.
"Let us give this answer to the terrorists by living our values with confidence, by reaffirming these values for all of Europe, now more than ever," she said, telling France, "we cry with you."
United Kingdom: Cameron to chair crisis talks after 'sickening' Paris attacks: statement
LONDON: British Prime Minister David Cameron said he would convene government's emergency committee early Saturday after the "sickening" terror attacks in Paris that left more than 120 people dead.
"I will be chairing a meeting of COBRA this morning following the horrifying and sickening terror attacks in Paris," Cameron said on Twitter.
Russia: Paris attacks show need to 'unite' against extremism: Russian PM
MOSCOW: The simultaneous attacks in Paris that left 127 people dead are a call to unite against extremism, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Saturday.
"We share the sadness and the pain of the French people," Medvedev said in a statement published on the government's website. "Terrorist crimes are not and cannot be justified. The Paris tragedy requires of us all to unite in the fight against extremism, to bring a strong answer to terrorists' actions."