WATCH: Indian PM Modi left 'red faced' after Turkish first lady's 'snub'

Published: December 6, 2018
Awkward moment takes place during photo session at G20 summit. SCREENGRAB: TWITTER/@Cjwerleman

Awkward moment takes place during photo session at G20 summit. SCREENGRAB: TWITTER/@Cjwerleman

A video of Turkey’s First Lady Emine Erdogan clearly trying to avoid exchanging pleasantries with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the G20 summit has gone viral on social media.

Back in November the organistation of 20 major economic powers of the world conference G20 was held in Argentina.

In the video, Emine can be seen standing next to Modi and they make eye contact. She, however, then looks away up to the sky leaving the Indian premier perplexed.

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The summit was attended by PM Modi, US President Donald Trump, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and head of other 20 countries participated in the meeting.

Ernie joined her husband for the conference with the awkward moment being shared during a a photo session.

Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman and Russian President Vladimir Putin also made headlines at the summit after a video of the two leaders exchanging a high-five went viral with political commentators lambasting the act.

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Reader Comments (5)

  • gp65
    Dec 7, 2018 - 12:43AM

    If he had behaved inappropriately and then she had looked away, it could be described as a snub, this one was not a snub – just her poor breeding.Recommend

  • hamza khan
    Dec 7, 2018 - 12:50AM

    good for her. no need to give credence to a man of no morality and an avowed hatred of muslims. well done maam.Recommend

  • nedian
    Dec 7, 2018 - 4:27AM

    What else the chai wala should expect after letting Hindus butcher the weak Muslims in his country just for cow’s sake..Recommend

  • jsm
    Dec 7, 2018 - 9:34AM

    Really funny.Recommend

  • Ghessan
    Dec 7, 2018 - 12:26PM

    small people big officesRecommend

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