As a religious man, I know that it is customary to kiss and hug other men as a sign of friendship and happiness. This is so common that all a reporter has to do is go to a religious wedding as see that the men all kiss and hug the groom and the fathers of the bride and groom. It may sound strange to non religious, but that is the concrete fact. Whether it gets lewd depends on other circumstances.
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