KEY MOMENTS FROM PRESIDENT OBAMA’S CONFERENCE WITH FRENCH PRESIDENT HOLLANDE
President Obama met with French President Francois Hollande at the White House to discuss the growing threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Hollande's visit takes place 11 days after the Paris terrorist attacks that left 130 people dead and several hundred injured: http://cbsn.ws/1Xp46MX
- •An attack against the world"This was not only a strike against one of the world’s great cities. It was an attack against the world itself."
- •We stand by our friends"As Americans, we stand by our friends in good times and in bad, no matter what. So on behalf of the American people I want to once again express our deepest condolences to you and all of the people of France for the heinous attacks that took place in Paris."
- •The same ideals"We Americans love France because we dedicate ourselves to the same ideals; That all people deserve life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. France is our oldest ally. You helped us win our independence."
- •Americans will not be terrorized"We can not and we will not succumb to fear, nor can we allow fear to divide us, for that’s how terrorists win. We cannot give them the victory of changing how we go about living our lives."