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Fake Picture Of Trump And Putin Goes Viral (Photos)

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A fake photo of President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin has been circulating throughout social media.

The G 20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany had several highlights, many of which featured Trump. One photo in particular has been making rounds on social media, and even became its own meme, Business Insider reported.

The picture shows Trump and other world leaders huddled around Putin. They appear to be listening to the serious-faced Russian President, almost as if he was their leader.

But there's just one problem: the photo is fake.

The real photo shows the world leaders huddled together with no one sitting in the middle. Still, Twitter users had a field day with the photo shopped image, and even started their own meme.

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"#IWillNeverTrust Putin to tell me who the real hackers are!" wrote one user.

"Tell me more, tell me more Did you get very far Tell me more, tell me more Like does he have a car," wrote another.

"A Renaissance painting of our age," another user quipped.

The fake photo was liked and retweeted tens of thousands of times. Another photoshopped version features North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un laughing in the middle.

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The original photograph was taken by Kayhan Ozer of Getty Images. Other photo agencies took similar pictures of that moment.

While many social media users have seized any and every opportunity to scrutinize the G 20 Summit, Trump reassured the American people that the gathering was a success for the country.

The president wrote on Twitter:

The G 20 Summit was a great success for the U.S. - Explained that the U.S. must fix the many bad trade deals it has made. Will get done!

I strongly pressed President Putin twice about Russian meddling in our election. He vehemently denied it. I've already given my opinion. We negotiated a ceasefire in parts of Syria which will save lives. Now it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia!

Putin & I discussed forming an impenetrable Cyber Security unit    so that election hacking, & many other negative things, will be guarded and safe. Questions were asked about why the CIA & FBI had to ask the DNC 13 times for their SERVER, and were rejected, still don't have it. Fake News said 17 intel agencies when actually 4 (had to apologize). Why did Obama do NOTHING when he had info before election?

Sanctions were not discussed at my meeting with President Putin. Nothing will be done until the Ukrainian & Syrian problems are solved!

Sources: Business Insider, Donald J. Trump/Twitter (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7) / Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore/FlickrTwitter via Business InsiderTyrion Lannister/Twitter

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