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The Latest: Trump lands in Philippines, final stop in Asia

Trump was standing on stage at the Manila summit alongside leaders including Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc when they crossed their arms for a traditional group handshake.

A Philippines government spokesman later said human rights were not raised but White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said the topic was mentioned briefly.

President Donald Trump has arrived in the Philippines to attend a pair of worldwide summits and close his five-country tour of Asia. The participating members of the 12th East Asia Summit are Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, the USA and Vietnam.

In a meeting Monday, Trump praised Duterte's hospitality and said nothing about human rights, including the thousands killed in the country's blood drug crackdown.

"We've made some very big steps with respect to trade, far bigger than anything you know, in addition to about $300 billion in sales to various companies, including China", Trump said, according to a pool report.

The two sides sealed four agreements and agreed to cooperate on counter-terror.

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More than 3,900 pushers and users have been killed in the war on drugs that Duterte declared when he took office previous year . They expressed concern over the number of killing in the government's drug war.

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On Monday, Prime Minister Modi and United States President Donald Trump held bilateral talks here.

Duterte has been a controversial figure since taking office as president a year ago, and launching a war on drugs that has killed at least 3,900 people in the Philippines.

"This is a tremendous concern to Canada and to many, many countries around the world", he said.

Trudeau said he also met Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and raised the plight of Rohingya refugees, although he did not mention the Muslim minority by name.

Some countries in the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), particularly Muslim-majority Malaysia, have voiced strong concern over the issue recently.

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