Tuesday, December 06, 2005
Picture Says It All
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, bows in front of the German flag during the welcoming ceremony.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, walks in front of the honour guard as Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, right, is stopped by a member of the protocol, center, in the Chancellory in Berlin on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2005. Instead of bowing in front of the German flag according to the international protocol Singapore's Prime Minister kept on walking and left Chancellor Merkel behind. It was Merkel's first welcoming ceremony with military honours for an international guest after being elected Chancellor.
(AP Photo/Herbert Knosowski)