Vladimir Putin on Wednesday joked about G7 leaders having fun mocking the viral image displayed by the Russian president, saying it was a “disgusting sight” to see them without a shirt on.
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At the opening of the G7 summit in Germany on Sunday, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson questioned whether top world leaders should wear their jackets or show off their “pecks”.
Referring to Vladimir Putin’s famous photo session, he began by saying, “We must show that we are stronger than Putin,” adding that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau “deserves a demonstration of bare-chest riding.” On a horse without a shirt in 2009.
Putin told a news conference in the Turkmen capital, Ashgabat, “I do not know if they want to open their waist or do less.”