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Hollande, on Moscow visit, calls for broad anti-IS coalition

French President Francois Hollande called for forming a broad international coalition against the Islamic State group, using his visit to Moscow on Thursday to try to unite France, the U.S. and Russia on a response to the Paris attacks that killed 130 people.

IS has claimed responsibility for the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris, as well as deadly bombings in Beirut and the downing of a Russian airplane on Oct. 31 that killed all 224 people on board over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.

"We need to take the lead so that there can be actions against terrorism that must be intensified," Hollande told Russian President Vladimir Putin at the start of their talks at the Kremlin.