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En garde! Putin and Kim exchange ceremonial swords at Vladivostok summit01:48

En garde! Putin and Kim exchange ceremonial swords at Vladivostok summit

Russian Federation, Vladivostok
April 25, 2019 at 09:36 GMT -00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un exchanged gifts, including swords, at summit in Vladivostok on Thursday.

Kim presented Russian leader with a traditional Korean sword and received a sabre in return.

During their bilateral talks, Putin and Kim discussed the long history of friendship between the two nations and also efforts to bring peace to the Korean Peninsula.

En garde! Putin and Kim exchange ceremonial swords at Vladivostok summit01:48
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un exchanged gifts, including swords, at summit in Vladivostok on Thursday.

Kim presented Russian leader with a traditional Korean sword and received a sabre in return.

During their bilateral talks, Putin and Kim discussed the long history of friendship between the two nations and also efforts to bring peace to the Korean Peninsula.

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