Trump unlikely to rebuke Duterte for drug war killings

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Both leaders have publicly praised the other and appear to have a good relationship, with some Filipinos even calling Duterte the "Filipino Trump".

More than 3,900 people have been killed in a war on drugs that Mr Duterte declared when he took office previous year.

President Donald Trump is winding down his Asia trip with an global summit and a series of meetings with Pacific Rim allies, including his host in the Philippines who is overseeing a bloody drug war.

Though the United States administration has been under pressure to raise Duterte's drug war in Manila, Trump will likely focus on building rapport and personal friendship with his Filipino counterpart. The White House said that Trump "briefly" raised the issue of human rights.

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A Philippine spokesman said that "there was no mention of human rights, no mention of extra-legal killings". News of serious human rights abuses has been coming out of the Philippines during Duterte's tenure as president, and yet three conflicting reports about Duterte and Trump's discussion of human rights have come out. "This has been very successful", Trump said.

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Ties between the two countries' later improved upon Trump's election victory. "This is not the press statement", he told the gathered reporters. Trump also the trip had been "very fruitful" for the United States and pointed to the warm welcomes he had received in capitals like Tokyo, Seoul and Beijing.

The United States and the Philippines, a former USA colony, have been strategic allies since World War Two but their relations have been strained by anti-US outbursts from Mr Duterte and his enthusiasm for better ties with Russian Federation and China. "We are in a bilateral meeting". He also restricted U.S. access to Philippine bases under the newly implemented Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement.

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In particular, this was due to the Trump administration's explicit and conscious decision to prioritise strategic cooperation with Asian allies over promotion of human rights and democracy values.

Duterte told a gathering a businessmen in December 2016 that as mayor of Davao he prowled the streets and killed people.

The opening ceremonies of the Association for Southeast Asian Nations conference began with pageantry, including a group photo of the leaders and the summit's traditional handshake.

The much-anticipated meeting between two of the world's most controversial leaders is set to take place on November 13.

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But Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said the Philippines judicial authorities must launch a murder investigation.

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