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Internet Rages Over Vladimir Putin And Mohammad Bin Salman's Jovial Greet At The G-20 Summit

Written By Aishwaria Sonavane | Mumbai | Published:

A video worth a thousand words…speculations, opinions, and memes. A video of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Crown prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman is raging on Twitter where the leaders can be seen greeting each other with elated smiles and a hearty high-five before taking their chair for the G-20 summit. 

With everything from world peace to economic prosperity that was being addressed at the summit, this greet became a cue for memes to be swamped on the internet. The video came to light while the world is still flinching over the vicious murder of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey.

Amid the global chaos, the Twitter-world couldn’t hold back, here are some of the reactions- 

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At the G-20 summit, along with this controversial meet and greet, the leaders from all the 20 countries of the world join hands as they together embark on a journey to make the global economy work. The leaders discussed issues related to technological transformation, social changes & collective action needed to face new challenges.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President of the United States Donald Trump and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe hold trilateral meet at the G-20 summit. While addressing the media US President Trump said, "The relationship between our countries (India, the United States, and Japan) are extremely strong. Especially with India, it has been stronger than ever."

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Prime Minister Modi agreeing with Trump said, "This is a glorious occasion that India, Japan, and the United States together will aim towards world peace, prosperity, and stability. Together we can accomplish this. It is an honour for me that both countries have been India's strategic partners, both of them are my good friends. The fact that all three of us would be working together, is a beautiful event in itself."

"Japan, America, and India--JAI, the meaning of this in India is--'Jai', which means success. So JAI together, aiming for success is embarking upon a journey," he added