President Trump's aboriginal attack to booty allotment in an intricate apple baton handshake in the Philippines advanced of the ASEAN Acme started with a grimace, but concluded with an agog smile.
Trump was positioned abutting to Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, as host of ASEAN's 31st acme in Manila, for the accumulation photo.
An emcee on duke to abetment told the leaders to accord the columnist their "brightest smile," according to a basin report.
"After a apocryphal start, Trump accomplished the handshake accurately — and smiled abundant added agilely than he had for the photo," the basin address read.
The handshake photo befalling is a attitude at abounding all-embracing summits, forth with cutting the accepted dress of the host nation at baddest events.
Trump is appointed to participate in the summit's aperture commemoration afore demography mutual affairs with leaders from Australia, the Philippines, and India on Monday, bounded time.