New president of Chile receives Pokémon from Japanese diplomat【Videos】

Originally published on Sora News by Casey Baseel

And no, it wasn’t Pikachu on the goodwill mission.

On March 11, Gabriel Boric will be inaugurated as the new president of Chile. Just one day before acquiring the highest authority in the nation, he acquired something else that’s pretty awesome to have.

A Pokémon.

Gracias al Ministro de Estado para Asuntos Exteriores de Japón, Kiyoshi Odawara, por este Squirtle!

— Gabriel Boric Font (@gabrielboric) March 10, 2022

Boric wasn’t out in the woods chucking Poké Balls around the day before the inauguration, though. Instead, he was meeting with diplomats and dignitaries prior to taking office, including Kiyoshi

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