Trump, Putin, and a bunch of world leaders posed in traditional Vietnamese shirts — and the photos are fantastic

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trump putin vietnamUS President Donald Trump (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) wore traditional Vietnamese clothing in Danang, Vietnam, leading to some awkward photos.Sputnik Photo Agency via Reuters

After arriving in Vietnam on Friday, President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin donned traditional Vietnamese shirts during a photo-op at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Danang, Vietnam.

Here are some of the best photos to come out of the opening photo session of the economic summit:

As people filed in for the group photo, Trump and Putin greeted each other with a handshake.

As people filed in for the group photo, Trump and Putin greeted each other with a handshake.

With their resplendently blue shirts now in full view, the two leaders continued to shake hands and chatted briefly.

With their resplendently blue shirts now in full view, the two leaders continued to shake hands and chatted briefly.

Trump looked somewhat uneasy on stage in his oversized, traditional-style Vietnamese shirt, while Putin looked quite comfortable wearing it over his suit.

Trump looked somewhat uneasy on stage in his oversized, traditional-style Vietnamese shirt, while Putin looked quite comfortable wearing it over his suit.

Putin shared a friendly yet somewhat awkward high-five with Peruvian President Pablo Kuczynski.

Putin shared a friendly yet somewhat awkward high-five with Peruvian President Pablo Kuczynski.

Trump was not the first to wear the traditional shirt at an APEC summit — here, former President Barack Obama is seen at a summit in the Philippines with President Benigno Aquino wearing a shirt called a “barong.”

Trump was not the first to wear the traditional shirt at an APEC summit — here, former President Barack Obama is seen at a summit in the Philippines with President Benigno Aquino wearing a shirt called a "barong."

Source: Reuters

And here’s President George W. Bush’s appearance at the 2006 APEC summit in Hanoi. He is waving in a Vietnamese “áo gấm” — while, like Trump, also standing next to Putin.

And here's President George W. Bush's appearance at the 2006 APEC summit in Hanoi. He is waving in a Vietnamese "áo gấm" — while, like Trump, also standing next to Putin.

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