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G7 Leaders Spent The Morning Digging Holes And People Are Taking The Piss

A shocking spade of affairs.

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G7 leaders are in Japan to discuss all things related to the global economy.

But they've also found time to plant some cedar trees in the Ise Grand Shrine complex, in Mie prefecture.

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David Cameron looked psyched to get started.

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Some, like French president Francois Hollande, seemed confused by the whole thing.

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No surprises for guessing whose smile was on point.

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It's worth bearing in mind that these people are the leaders of the free world.

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Guess what? People have been taking the piss.

Japan reports success in attracting unskilled foreign labour.

G7 leaders highlight productivity crisis by making a great fuss of planting three little trees

@youngvulgarian the pic before show them shitting in the holes, but the biased MSM won't publish it #justsayin

So, in conclusion, the leaders of seven countries that together account for almost half of global GDP spent the morning digging three holes.

But somehow that's not the most ridiculous photo of the summit so far.

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Matthew Champion is a deputy world news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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