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A high-five from Putin and that awkward photograph - Saudi prince's G20 summit

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By Cassandra GarrisonBUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin walked up to Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at a summit of G20 world leaders, high-fived him and then shook his hand heartily. Moments earlier the prince had been pictured on the far edge of the traditional "family portrait" photograph, ignored by other leaders.The two moments captured the dilemma facing world leaders at the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires this weekend: How to deal with the crown prince, who is dogged by controversy over the murder of a Saudi journalist but is also de facto ...

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 22:19 IST
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