[global network comprehensive report]
the EU summit was held in Brussels, Belgium on January 1, local time. Affected by the new outbreak, some leaders gave up the traditional handshake etiquette and used other ways to say hello.
When German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Prime Minister Conte met at the meeting, both sides stepped back and raised their hands. Merkel also clasped her hands to express greetings. After that, Conte turned and elbowed the others.