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Secretary of State John Kerry Has a Serious Dunkin' Donuts Addiction

He gives the doughnuts as gifts, he visits the shops while abroad.

Secretary John Kerry Delivers Dunkin' Donuts to His Brother, Acting Commerce Secretary Cameron Kerry, and His Staff
Secretary John Kerry Delivers Dunkin' Donuts to His Brother, Acting Commerce Secretary Cameron Kerry, and His Staff
U.S. Department of State/Flickr

Secretary of State John Kerry runs on Dunkin'. Yesterday, while in Moscow for political talks, Kerry took a break to explore the city. That's when the former presidential candidate spotted a familiar sign between meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin, reports ForeignPolicy.com. Though the name of the popular coffee spot was in Russian, Kerry recognized the unmistakable Dunkin' Donuts logo. He took the opportunity to tell the media and public surrounding him in front of the shop, "I want to wish that the Russian people and the American people are good friends."

Nothing brings people together like doughnuts. But if Kerry's really serious about patching things up with Putin perhaps he should be eating Russian doughnuts while in Russia? Cinnamon sugar-dusted ponchiki are quite good on blustery Moscow mornings.

There's no word on if the Secretary of State went inside the Dunkin' Donuts in Moscow to enjoy a quick caffeine boost, but he did take the time to pose for a quick photo-op outside:

Kerry is apparently a huge fan of the doughnut chain. He makes a habit of visiting Dunkin' Donuts locations while abroad. Here he is in Islamabad:

And here he is visiting the newly opened Dunkin' Donuts kiosk inside the State Department cafeteria:

[Photo: State Department]

[Photo: U.S. Department of State/Flickr]

Apparently his favorite Dunkin' variety is a cake doughnut coated in powdered sugar.

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