China has bought a new U.N. seal, the first time the U.K. has ever bought a seal of a foreign nation.
The seal was unveiled Thursday by the U,N.
and China, marking the first bilateral seal purchase by the two superpowers since the end of World War II.
The ceremony also marked the end to a year of bilateral trade in seal products between the two nations.
China bought the seal, called the “Seal Of The Gods,” from the U.,N.
for $5 million.
S is an iconic symbol of China’s sovereignty and a symbol of the power of Chinese people,” China’s ambassador to the United Nations, Zhang Xin, said at the event in Beijing.
“We are delighted that we have been able to purchase the seal of the gods.”