COP21 climate march in Belgium attended by 6 000 people

2015-12-06 19:31
The logo of China Pavillon at the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Paris. (Francois Mori, AP)

The logo of China Pavillon at the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Paris. (Francois Mori, AP)

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Brussels - Police estimated that 6 000 people took part in a climate change rally in the Belgian coastal city of Ostend on Sunday, organised in the framework of the Paris climate talks, Belga news agency reported.

The march was initially due to take place in Paris, where the COP21 global climate change summit is under way, but was postponed by a week and moved to Ostend due to security risks following the November 13 terrorist attacks on the French capital.

The organisers of the rally are calling for a firm and united response to climate change.

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