Manmohan`s Obama hug, Gilani handshake in Seoul

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh got a big hug from US President Barack Obama, who greeted him with `Nice to meet you prime minister`.

Seoul: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh got a big hug from US President Barack Obama, who greeted him with `Nice to meet you prime minister`, at a dinner here on Monday for the world leaders attending the Nuclear Safety Summit. Manmohan Singh also shook hands with his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani.
Speaking of the Obama-Manmohan meeting, an Indian government source said: "There was no pull-aside; there was a pull-in. Obama gave the prime minister a big hug and said `Nice to meet you prime minister`."
Manmohan Singh "did meet and greet the Pakistani prime minister. He did so with a large number of leaders," the source added.

IANS