Obama Shakes Raulo Castro’s Hand at Mandela Memorial

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Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro during the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium December 10, 2013, in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state traveled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating Mandela’s life. (Getty)

Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro shook hands today at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela in what Obama insists was an impromptu encounter.

Here’s a GIF, via @BuzzfeedNews:

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