President Trump wrapping up Asia trip in Philippines

President Trump wrapping up Asia trip in Philippines

President Trump wrapping up Asia trip in Philippines

They accused the USA military of committing human rights abuses in Mindanao.

White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders meanwhile said the issue was discussed by the two leaders.

While Trump and Duterte have already spent some informal time together, their official meeting is scheduled for Monday.

"Our country would be better off without Trump's visit because aside from pushing and supporting for more military actions in the Philippines, like more airstrikes especially in Mindanao, he is also engaged in rabid saber-rattling in the Korean Peninsula that would have bad effects in the Philippines if war breaks out", Zarate said in a statement.

Duterte sang a duet of the song "Ikaw" with singer Pilita Corrales during Sunday night's gala dinner at the summit in Manila.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is adding entertainer to his role as host of the ASEAN summit, singing a duet on behalf of President Donald Trump.

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The Philippine leader told the audience he had done so "upon the orders of the Commander-in-Chief of the United States", drawing laughter from the crowd and a smile from Trump.

It's a known fact that US President Donald Trump isn't an expert when it comes to handshakes. Modi says relations between the US and India are "growing very rapidly" and "getting deeper and more comprehensive".

Trump was expected to attend a dinner with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at the end of the day.

"This brutal macho image that Trump and President Duterte apparently shares and mutually admire is clearly to the detriment of the people in the Philippines, the U.S. and the world".

"When he comes face-to-face with President Duterte, he'll be meeting a man whose policies are responsible for thousands of unlawful killings, including dozens of children and the extrajudicial execution of many others, which may constitute crimes against humanity".

The protesters say they are concerned the leaders are not giving human rights enough attention and will not be addressing poverty in the region as they would like to see it.

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