President Donald Trump’s farewell handshake with French President Emmanuel Macron lasted roughly 25 seconds, but it seems like an eternity on video.
The two world leaders forged a new friendship during the president’s trip to France ahead for Bastille Day, according to Trump.
As you can see, the handshake begins like any other standard handshake:
Then Trump gives Macron a friendly pat on his hand:
But they don’t let go:
In fact, it only gets more intense:
Trump didn’t even let go as he said goodbye to French First Lady Brigitte Macron:
Then the handshake finally turned into a shoulder pat:
But about 15 seconds later, both men had to go back in for more:
And get in one more handshake:
From Paris with love, amirite?