The chopsticks were some of the gifts that Aso and Obama exchanged on the occasion of their first meeting at the White House. Aso also presented the U.S. president, who plays basketball well, a uniform with “OBAMA” on the back and the number 44 as he is the 44th president of the United States.
Aso presented Michelle, the first lady, with a board game featuring “sudoku,” which is one of her hobbies.
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