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Paris Climate Summit: behind the scenes – in pics

This is how world leaders gathered to begin to negotiate a treaty to limit global warming at COP21

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 02 December 2015, 06:39:20 PM
COP21 venue

COP21 venue

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Venue of the Paris climate conference (COP21) in Le Bourget, on the outskirts of the French capital
Tight security at the venue

Tight security at the venue

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UN security team guarding access to the hall where world leaders are meeting for climate talks
Country flags adorn pillar posts

Country flags adorn pillar posts

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Pillar posts adorned with country flag outside the venue of UN climate conference in Le Bourget, Paris
Opening day meeting look

Opening day meeting look

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Personal security waiting for the world leaders to come out of the meeting hall on the opening day of COP21 talks in Le Bourget, Paris
Turkish President Erdogan

Turkish President Erdogan

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Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan leaves the COP21 hall after his speech
China pavilion

China pavilion

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China pavilion in the main hall of COP21 venue
US pavilion

US pavilion

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US pavilion
Eiffel Tower replica

Eiffel Tower replica

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A replica of Eiffel tower within the premises of COP21 venue