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When German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited the White House in March, it appeared to even the untrained eye that she was snubbed by the US President - who didn't shake her hand on camera.

However, the pair met again at the G20 Summit in Hamburg this week - and they did shake hands for the gathered press.

The much anticipated handshake between two of the world's most powerful people was not the height of grandeur - but instead, just very very awkward.

Trump's made the news for his handshakes before.

With Macron

And Indian Prime Minister Modi

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And Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

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Let's just revel in the glorious build up.

Here they are getting ready for the handshake.

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Approaching, the big shake.

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Discussing hand shake tactics?

Here's a shot from the distance

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Nearly ready!

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AND FINALLY

The shake...

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Oh it's so awkward...

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In comparison, here's Angela Merkel's reunion with Canadian PM Justin Trudeau.

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So

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Damn

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Smooth

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