World leaders’ awkward encounters, from ‘naughty schoolboy’ Pierre Trudeau to Trump’s handshakes

The highly-anticipated encounter between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin passed without incident Friday, as the pair exchanged a brief greeting and a few words on camera before retreating to a private meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany.

Trump’s signature “jerk and pull” handshake was nowhere to be seen, with photographers who might have been hoping to capture a viral faux-pas left wanting.

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It was left to German Chancellor Angela Merkel to provide the body language highlight of the day in Hamburg, with a hardly subtle eye-roll while engaged in conversation with Putin.