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Who wore it better? Putin and Sisi's sartorial showdown ends in a TIE

Russian Federation, Sochi
October 23, 2019 at 17:58 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russan President Vladimir Putin and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi show up wearing similar neckties at the Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum in Sochi on Wednesday.

Footage shows Putin and el-Sisi engaged in small talk in the hall and noticing the curious similarity between their neckties. Putin takes a closer look at el-Sisi's to try and determine the accoutrement's origin.

The two leaders then shared some laughter before heading towards the convention hall to take part in a plenary session on Russia and Africa.

The two-day Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum brings together over 3,000 guests, including 44 presidents and prime ministers of African nations.

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Russan President Vladimir Putin and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi show up wearing similar neckties at the Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum in Sochi on Wednesday.

Footage shows Putin and el-Sisi engaged in small talk in the hall and noticing the curious similarity between their neckties. Putin takes a closer look at el-Sisi's to try and determine the accoutrement's origin.

The two leaders then shared some laughter before heading towards the convention hall to take part in a plenary session on Russia and Africa.

The two-day Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum brings together over 3,000 guests, including 44 presidents and prime ministers of African nations.

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