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President Obama, Putin Cozy Up With Koalas at G20 Summit

November 15 2014 | ABC News America

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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.

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott and President Barack Obama meet Jimbelung the koala

Image Caption: Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott and President Barack Obama meet Jimbelung the koala

Australia's Tony Abbott cuddles Jimbelung the koala, while Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on

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.

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff

Image Caption: Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff

Christine Lagarde pats Jimbelung the koala, held by Michele Barneds, with Jean-Claude Juncker

Image Caption: Christine Lagarde pats Jimbelung the koala, held by Michele Barneds, with Jean-Claude Juncker

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