President Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on November 11, 2018. Photo: Francois Mori/AFP/Getty Images

Over 60 heads of state and government attended ceremonies today at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris to commemorate the 14 million who died from 1914 to 1918 in World War I, which ended 100 years ago today.

Among those present at the ceremony were President Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

World leaders attend a ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris as part of commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the 11 November 1918 armistice. Photo: Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images
World leaders attend a ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris as part of commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the 11 November 1918 armistice. Photo: Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images
Morocco's Prince Moulay Hassan, King Mohammed VI, First Lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Australian Governor-General Peter Cosgrove and his wife Lynne Cosgrove. Photo: Mikhail Metzel/AFP/Getty Images
First Lady Melania Trump, President Trump and German Chancellor Merkel greet Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: Mikhail Metzel/TASS/Getty Images
Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Photo: Francois Mori/AFP/Getty Images

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