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Putin Can't Contain His Laughter at the Idea of the World's Largest Muslim Country Eating Pork

When agriculture minister Alexander Tkachev suggested exporting pork to Muslim-majority Indonesia, Putin saw the funny side

Putin laughs off offer to export pork to Indonesia
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A Russian agricultural development meeting is not necessarily the place you would expect to see President Vladimir Putin reduced to a fit of the giggles.

But when agriculture minister Alexander Tkachev suggested exporting pork to Muslim-majority Indonesia, Putin saw the funny side. 

"Indonesia is a Muslim country, they do not eat pork..." Putin said giggling.

Putin laughs off offer to export pork to Indonesia Haaretz/Reuters

"Ok. South Korea then," responded Tkachev. "Production growth is a result of increasing... It does not matter!"

Holding his head in his hands after correcting Tkachev's mistake, Putin attempted to stifle his laughter.

He is scheduled to pay an official visit to Indonesia in 2018.