The leaders of the European Union nations are calling for a minute of silence across the 28-nation bloc on Monday in memory of the victims of the Paris terror attacks.
   
In Saturday’s joint statement, the leaders say Europeans will always remember Friday, Nov. 13, "as a European day of mourning" and invited the EU’s 510 million people to mark their solidarity at noon Monday.
   
"This shameful act of terrorism will only achieve the opposite of its purpose, which was to divide, frighten, and sow hatred," they said. "Good is stronger than evil. Everything that can be done at European level to make France safe will be done. We will do what is necessary to defeat extremism, terrorism and hatred."
   
They called Friday’s events "an attack against us all." At least 127 people were killed and scores injured in the attacks Friday night. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility.

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