G-20 Leaders Get Swag Bag

World leaders are preparing for the G-20 meetings in London. The Guardian has put together a helpful guide for its readers. Attendees of the G-20 get a swag bag designed to show off the host nation. The world's most powerful men and women get a British-designed tie, Irish linen from Ulster, chocolates and a tea towel.

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RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

World leaders are also preparing for the G-20 meetings in England, so Britain's Guardian Newspaper has put together a helpful guide for its readers answering questions like this.

STEVE INSKEEP, Host:

Why exactly 20 nations would go?

MONTAGNE: That's a trick question. Steve, it's a good deal more than 20.

INSKEEP: There's also the question of why Secret Service agents often where sunglasses.

MONTAGNE: According to the Guardian, it's so nobody can see where they're looking.

INSKEEP: Okay. And this week's visitors get a swag bag designed to show off the host nation. The world's most powerful men and women get a British-designed tie, Irish linen from Ulster, chocolates and a tea towel.

MONTAGNE: And Steve, I think that thing about the sunglasses is the truth.

INSKEEP: Oh, okay. It's MORNING EDITION from NPR News.

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