David Cameron takes Xi Jinping for a pint

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BRITAIN-CHINA-DIPLOMACYBritish Prime Minister David Cameron and Chinese President Xi Jinping talk as they drink a pint of beer at a pub in Princess Risborough near Chequers, northwest of London, on October 22, 2015. (AFP PHOTO / POOL / ANDY RAIN)

A trip to the U.K. would not be complete without going to a local pub for a pint. Even for a distinguished guest like Chinese President Xi Jinping, a beer served with fish and chips was a necessary stop for his first state visit to the U.K.