President Obama, Putin Cozy Up With Koalas at G20 Summit
November 15 2014 | ABC News America
Image Caption: Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Russia's President Vladimir Putin meet Jimbelung the koala before the start of the first G20 meeting, Nov. 15, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.
It’s day one of the G20 Summit and world leaders are already getting cozy.
The world’s most powerful leaders put aside talks on the economy and Ukraine to cuddle with irresistibly cute koalas.
Image Caption: Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott and President Barack Obama meet Jimbelung the koala
Image Caption: Australia's Tony Abbott cuddles Jimbelung the koala, while Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on
Photos show President Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel smiling and hugging one of Australia’s token mammals while attending the first of a two-day G20 summit in Brisbane.
Image Caption: Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff
Image Caption: Christine Lagarde pats Jimbelung the koala, held by Michele Barneds, with Jean-Claude Juncker