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United States President Donald Trump's first trip abroad has seen him jetsetting around the Middle East before meeting the newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron.
As we've covered before, Trump uses his handshake as a way of asserting dominance.
Funnily enough, as we've covered, world leaders cottoned on to this pretty quickly and starting beating him at his own game.
Exhibit A, President of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon:
Macron, as you'll see by this following video, also got ahead of the US President, in his latest visit to a head of the executive.
Trump meets his handshake match in Macron https://t.co/Ys3S4wChX1 https://t.co/OApBZEWB5X — Bloomberg (@Bloomberg)
Picture: REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Best thing about this is not the handshake itself but Macron acting like it's totally normal 👋🏼 https://t.co/nE15KO84yt — Miriam Elder (@Miriam Elder)
Report on the Macron-Trump handshake reads like the opening paragraph of a steamy erotic novel https://t.co/vsagNtVkMY — tom jamieson (@tom jamieson)
This was quite the handshake!
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They grip so tight their knuckles go white. Trump tries to let go… https://t.co/NV4CEwfrC6 — Jennifer Jacobs (@Jennifer Jacobs)
Who thought that handshakes would become the most scrutinised part of international diplomacy?
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