Barack Obama became the first U.S. president to visit Myanmar (a.k.a. Burma) over the weekend, a country which continues to work on implementing a democratic form of government after decades of military rule.

During his six-hour stop in Burma en route to Thailand, President Obama stopped at the home of Burma opposition leader (and fellow Nobel Prize winner) Aung San Suu Kyi where he posed for some pretty awkward photos…

There’s the terrified “side hug”:

Awkward photos of the day: Overly affectionate Obama terrorizes Burma

Going in for a polite peck on the cheek?

Awkward photos of the day: Overly affectionate Obama terrorizes Burma

(Image: AFP)

Nope — it’s time to blow some raspberries.

Awkward photos of the day: Overly affectionate Obama terrorizes Burma

(Image: Jason Reed/Reuters)