French president pays respect to war dead at Armistice Day ceremony
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French President Emmanuel Macron has paid his respects to veterans and the war dead at a scaled-back ceremony to mark Armistice Day in Paris. This year marks 100 years since an unidentified soldier was inhumed at the Arc de Triomphe, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier coming to symbolise French military sacrifices. One in four French men aged 20 in 1914 were killed in the First World War.