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31st ASEAN Summit comes to a close

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 15 2017 02:51 AM | Updated as of Nov 15 2017 09:20 AM

Southeast Asian leaders strengthened their partnership as agreements were signed between member countries on the last day of the 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila.

The regional bloc also met with the state heads of China, Japan, South Korea, the US, Canada and the European Union in an attempt to address pressing issues on economy and security among others.

Here are selected images of what happened Tuesday as the summit came to a close.

A throng of protesters march during a rally Tuesday against U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Manila. Athit Perawongmetha, Reuters

Militant groups conduct a protest rally near the gates of Malacanang against US President Donald Trump who is in the country for the 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila on Tuesday. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Protesters watch as artists perform a number during the last day of 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila Tuesday. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Hundreds of anti-riot police secure the EDSA-Taft intersection in Pasay City in anticipation of demonstrators during 31st ASEAN Summit on Tuesday. Manny Palmero, ABS-CBN News

US President Donald Trump salutes as he arrives to board Air Force One, which will fly him back to the US from Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Tuesday. Jonathan Ernst, Reuters

Former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo during the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit in Parañaque City on Tuesday. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Vice President Leni Robredo speaks before the ASEAN Business and Investments Summit in Parañaque City on Tuesday. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

President Duterte joins other Southeast Asian heads of state and People's Republic of China Premier Li Keqiang for the traditional “linking of arms” photo-op prior to the start of 20th ASEAN-China Summit at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on Monday. King Rodriguez, Malacanang Photo

Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah (from left), Indonesia's President Joko Widodo, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak and Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha link arms as they pose for a photo during the East Asia Summit in Manila on Tuesday. Erik De Castro, Reuters

President Duterte and European Union Council President Donald Tusk talk before the "family photo opportunity" of ASEAN leaders with Tusk during the EU-ASEAN 40th Commemorative Summit, which is part of the 31st ASEAN Summit at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on Tuesday. Jimmy A. Domingo, ABS-CBN News

President Duterte discusses matters with members of his cabinet following the 20th Association of Southeast Asia Nations Plus Three Commemorative Summit at the Philippine International Convention Center on Tuesday. King Rodriguez, Malacanang Photo

President Duterte listens to the opening remarks of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during the ASEAN-Canada 40th Anniversary Commemorative Summit at the Philippine International Convention Center on Tuesday. King Rodriguez, Malacanang Photo

President Duterte gives his opening remarks during the EU-ASEAN 40th Anniversary Commemorative Summit at the Cultural Center of the Philippines on Tuesday. Mark Balmores, Pool

President Duterte chats with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after the ASEAN-Canada 40th Anniversary Commemorative Summit at the Philippine International Convention Center on Tuesday. Rey Baniquet, Malacanang Photo

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes a drink as he answers questions during a press briefing along the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Manila, on Tuesday. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his message during the closing ceremony at the PICC in Pasay City on Tuesday. Kj Rosales, Pool

Artists perform during the closing ceremony of the 31st ASEAN Summit at the PICC in Pasay City on Tuesday. Kj Rosales, Pool

Dancers perform during the closing ceremonies of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations held at the Philippine International Convention Center on Tuesday. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News/Pool

President Duterte hands over the Association of Southeast Asian Nations chairmanship gavel to the summit’s host next year, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, in formal ceremonies held at the Philippine International Convention Center on Tuesday. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News/Pool

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong delivers his acceptance speech after President Duterte hands over the chairmanship of next year’s Association of Southeast Asian Nations in formal ceremonies held at the Philippine International Convention Center on Tuesday. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News/Pool