Vice President Kamala Harris honors 2015 Paris attack victims in France
Driving the news: Harris' visit to the memorial comes as 20 men, who were allegedly involved in the attacks, are due to face trial.
Details: Harris laid a bouquet of ivory flowers at the foot of a victims' memorial along with her husband, Doug Emhoff, per AP.
- She also spoke to people inside Le Carillon bar, one of the sites attacked by gunmen and suicide bombers.
- Harris made the trip to France to mend relations with the country and joined an international agreement on cybersecurity Thursday.
Flashback: Gunmen with suicide vests killed about 130 people and injured hundreds more when they attacked the Bataclan concert hall, a sports stadium and six bars and restaurants.
- It was the deadliest violence to hit France since World War II, AP notes, and one of the worst terrorist attacks to hit the West.
What's next: The trial is set to last nine months and the verdict is expected to come out in May 2022.
- Most of the accused face life imprisonment if found guilty.