«I want to raise this glass to the United Nations, for our association and for all those people for whom we are responsible. Cheers!» — said Obama. While Ban Ki-moon uttered a toast, Obama and Putin were close to him.

 

The leaders of Russia and the United States clinked glasses and shook hands. Under the seating scheme, Ban Ki-moon was sitting between the presidents of Russia and the United States during the luncheon.