There’s a certain art to dealing with a Donald Trump handshake.
And Tajikistan’s strongman president, Emomali Rahmon, appears to have gotten it down to a tee.
In fact, he had the upper hand — as this viral clip shows:
Perhaps Rahmon analyzed footage of Trump’s February meeting with Japan’s prime minster Shinzō Abe to see how it shouldn’t be done:
Or maybe he studied Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s technique:
Or he might have just read HuffPost’s piece on how to defend yourself from a Trump-style handshake.
Here’s how Twitter users responded to Rahmon’s handshake encounter: