U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrives for an Asia-Pacific Ecomonic Cooperation (APEC) business meeting at Sydney's Opera House Sept. 7, 2007. (AP Photo/Adrees Latif, POOL)
Also, even on the other side of the globe, they know that matching armchairs are truly the international language of diplomacy:
Japanese Foreign Minister Nobutaka Machimura, left, shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice prior to their talks in Sydney, Australia, Friday, Sept. 7, 2007. Their meeting was held on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum ministerial conference. (AP Photo/Toshiyuki Matsumoto, POOL)
Perfectly executed! Well done, Aussies!