ASEAN Summit: PM Modi, Australia PM Turnbull hold bilateral meeting

ASEAN Summit: PM Modi, Australia PM Turnbull hold bilateral meeting

And in a highly surreal moment, President Duterte serenaded Mr Trump with a special love song.

"Ladies and gentlemen, I sang uninvited a duet with Ms. Pilita Corrales upon the orders of the commander in chief of the United States", Duterte stated after he concluded his singing stunt, as heard in the video shared by Public Works Undersecretary, Karen Jimeno. Trump has previously praised Duterte's handling of his nation's drug problems.

While Trump and Duterte have already spent some informal time together, their official meeting is scheduled for Monday. While human rights groups were pressing the US President to take a tough stance on Duterte's bloody war on drugs, the issue reportedly did not see the prime light during their discussion.

But rather than rebuke Duterte's drug war killings, Trump praised him, according to a leaked transcript of a phone call between the two men earlier this year.


Human Rights Watch said that even children are being targeted and described the issue as a "new level of depravity".

Trade and concern about possible protectionism under Trump's "America First" agenda have come up during his regional visit, which has included stops in Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines.

"President Trump expressed his condolences for the tragic loss of life in Marawi City at the hands of ISIS-affiliated terrorists, and congratulated the Armed Forces of the Philippines for its success in liberating Marawi", according to a joint statement released after the bilateral meeting between Trump and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, November 13.

Manila: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today attended the opening ceremony of the 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila.

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