Geneva, Jun 16: President Joe Biden marked his first presidential summit with Russia’s Vladimir Putin with a gift, bestowing his counterpart with a pair of custom aviator sunglasses.
Biden is so known for wearing aviator shades that he’s sometimes parodied over them. He notably kept wearing his aviators while meeting Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle on Sunday. Joe Biden Meets Vladimir Putin: US – Russia Talks On Cyber-Warfare, Global Security
The custom aviators are a brand manufactured in Massachusetts and designed for fighter pilots, the White House said, announcing the gifts after Biden and Putin concluded their summit in Geneva on Wednesday.
The U.S. leader also gave Putin a crystal sculpture of an American bison made by a New York-based glass company.
The Kremlin has not said whether and how Putin may have reciprocated. (AP)
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