World leader who appeared to be shoved by Trump speaks out about the incident

A video that seems to show Donald Trump shoving another world leader out of his way at the NATO summit on Thursday has gone viral all over the world.

Footage shows the president pushing Montenegro's prime minister, Dusko Markovic, aside so that he could be at the front of the group. Trump then confidently adjusts his jacket.

Though Twitter erupted with outrage in response to the incident, Markovic told reporters after the summit that he didn't really mind the shove at all.

"It didn't really register," he said. "I just saw reactions about it on social networks. It is simply a harmless situation."

Despite all the social media backlash, Trump was correct to make his way to the front of the photo in the first place.

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L-R, Belgium's King Philippe, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, U.S. President Donald Trump and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May react during an aerial fly-pass at the new NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
U.S. President Donald Trump jokes with French President Emmanuel Macron about their handshakes in front of NATO leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (2ndR) and Belgium King Philippe (L), at the start of the NATO summit at their new headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
From 2ndL, Belgium's King Philippe, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, U.S. President Donald Trump, Montenegro's Prime Minister Dusko Markovic, Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite, Croatia's President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic and Dutch Prime Minster Mark Rutte walk together inside the new NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs
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Turkey's first lady Emine Erdogan, Iceland's Thora Margret Baldvinsdottir, France's first lady Brigitte Trogneux, U.S. first lady Melania Trump, Slovenia's Mojca Stropnik, Bulgaria's Desislava Radeva, Belgium's Amelie Derbaudrenghien and Norway's Ingrid Schulerud- Stoltenberg and Luxembourg's Gauthier Destenay visit the Magritte Museum in Brussels, May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
U.S. President Donald Trump walks beside Croatia's President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic at the start of the NATO summit at their new headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
U.S. President Donald Trump (R) and Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel (2ndR) walk past Britain's Prime Minster Theresa May before the start of the NATO summit at their new headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs
U.S. President Donald Trump (R) walks past Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May (L), Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (2ndL) and other leaders at the start of the NATO summit at their new headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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The Associated Press reports that according to the seating chart for the event, the president of the United States is supposed to be at the front of the photo -- a longstanding tradition.

Montenegro's representative was supposed to stand in the back of the photo since the country is slated to become NATO's 29th member next month.

It seems that the encounter was exaggerated -- perhaps because by the fact that the video surfaced just hours after GOP candidate Greg Gianforte reportedly body-slammed a reporter and broke his glasses in Montana.

Markovic used the attention he received after the incident to thank Trump for backing his country's entry into the alliance, the AP reports.

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