Putin Dances at Austrian Minister Wedding

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Putin Dances at Austrian Minister Wedding
Sun 19-08-2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin made a flying visit to Austria to attend the wedding of the country's foreign minister Saturday.

Karin Kneissl lived in Jordan during her childhood, her father was the pilot on the private plane of His Majesty King Hussein bin Talal.

Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl personally invited Putin to her wedding with partner Wolfgang Meilinger, a businessman.

Austrian authorities imposed tight security measures around the site of the ceremony near the southern border with Slovenia.

Photos showed Putin dancing with the bride, who was dressed in a traditional Austrian costume. According to Austrian public broadcaster ORF, Putin also brought a small Cossack men's choir along to entertain around 100 guests at the wedding.