Xi Jinping, right, shakes hands with Shinzo Abe during their meeting at the Great Hall of the People, on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings, Nov. 10 (Kim Kyung-Hoon-Pool/Getty Images)
Just look at those faces. Do Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping look happy to be shaking hands with one another? Not that they should be, given tensions between the two nations.
But it’s just one of several uncomfortable exchanges that occurred during the Apec Summit. It’s still probably only, like, third on the list of most awkward things happening there, with Russian President Vladimir Putin smoothing up on Xi’s wife near the top of that list. Full story