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Obama, Medvedev have hamburger summit

06-25-2010 14:41 BJT

After hours of intense bilateral meetings, even the president of America needs to take a break. And where best to relax with another of the world’s most powerful men than a burger joint?

U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev enjoy their lunch at Ray's Hell Burger in Arlington, northern Virginia, Thursday.(Photo: CRI Online)
U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev enjoy their
lunch at Ray's Hell Burger in Arlington, northern Virginia, Thursday.
(Photo: CRI Online)

Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev were welcomed by customers' cheers as they ventured to Ray’s Hell Burger.

During their meal, Obama and Medvedev sat at a table with their interpreters, sharing a conversation through them.

The U.S. president had a cheeseburger with cheddar, onion, lettuce, tomato and pickles.
His Russian counterpart had a cheeseburger with cheddar, onion, jalapenos and mushrooms.

Both leaders were wearing long-sleeved white shirts on what was a hot summer day.

Other customers were seen enjoying their meals and largely leaving the presidents alone.




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