Twitter Reacts to Obama and Putin’s Toast

Following American President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin‘s respective speeches at the United Nations General Assembly on Monday, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hosted a small luncheon for the major delegates in attendance.

Unsurprisingly, Obama and Putin — whose countries has responded differently to the ongoing civil war in Syria, as well as to each other’s responses — were seated next to each other. That’s when, during a small toast with glasses of champagne, the two world leaders looked at one another and clinked their glasses together.

Some reported that said clinking didn’t happen:

Others said it did:

For reasons that won’t be clear until Internet historians have had ample time to sift through the social media cesspool (hopefully within a few decades, maximum), Twitter lost its collective mind. Especially when the “photo evidence” was finally published:

Hell, a few media outlets are even hosting caption contests:

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