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The 17 Best Swag Gifts Obama Has Received From Foreign Leaders

The president has gotten some pretty sweet #SWAG from foreign nations, according to the Federal Register. Too bad he's not allowed to keep most of it.

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Some of these images are representations of the gift description provided by the Department of State and are not a picture of the actual gift received. All descriptions come from the Federal Register.


2. "Set of white mother-of-pearl cufflinks with blue sapphires in 18 karat white gold in a box made from shells and leather from Her Excellency Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, President of the Republic of the Philippines."

1. "Large gold medallion with the Royal seal in a green leather display box from Abdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia."


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