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VIDEO: Merkel’s failed attempt to fist bump Denmark’s queen recorded

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Angela Merkel of Germany made an embarrassing gaffe on Wednesday when she attempted to fist-bump Denmark‘s Queen Margrethe II, but was left hanging by the royal.

The German chancellor had rolled out the red carpet for Queen Margrethe’s arrival in Berlin, where she was accompanied by her son Crown Prince Fred.

Watch: Merkel’s attempt to fist bump Danish queen

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