John Kerry Traveling to Paris for Talks on Extremist Violence

January 12, 2015 9:16 AM

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John Kerry Traveling to Paris for Talks on Extremist Violence

Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday he will travel to Paris this week for talks on countering extremist violence, following sharp criticism of the Obama administration for not sending a senior official to Sunday's rally for unity in Paris that was attended by some 40 world leaders and more than a million people.

Kerry said at a news conference that U.S. officials, including himself and President Barack Obama, had been "deeply engaged" with French authorities almost immediately after the first attack occurred and had offered intelligence assistance.

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