March 23, 2016 10:20 PM EDT

U.S. President Barack Obama stepped from the international stage to the dance floor on Wednesday when he was invited to join a tango at a state dinner in Argentina.

Obama declined the first few invitations from a professional tango dancer wearing a glittering gold dress before joining her for a quick turn, according to the Associated Press. First Lady Michelle Obama followed shortly after, pairing with a male tango dancer.

CBS News White House correspondent Mark Knoller was there to capture every step.

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Write to Mark Rivett-Carnac at mark.rivett-carnac@timeasia.com.

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