WORLD LEAD­ERS START FLY­ING OUT OF PH

Philippine Daily Inquirer - - NEWS - ANING INQ —JEROME

US Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump and other lead­ers flew out of Manila at the close of the 31st As­so­ci­a­tion of South­east Asian Na­tions Sum­mit.

Mr. Trump left at past 3 p.m. aboard US Air Force One from Ni­noy Aquino International Air­port’s Balag­bag Ramp. He was seen off by gov­ern­ment of­fi­cials.

Brunei’s Sul­tan Has­sanal Bolkiah, and Prime Min­is­ters Justin Trudeau of Canada, Mal­colm Turn­bull of Aus­tralia, and Dmitry Medvedev of Rus­sia also de­parted on Tues­day, air­port of­fi­cials said.

Lao­tian Prime Min­is­ter Thon­gloun Sisoulith left on Mon­day night as he had to host vis­it­ing Chi­nese Pres­i­dent Xi Jin­ping at home.

Viet­namese Prime Min­is­ter Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Thai Prime Min­is­ter Prayuth Chan-ocha, In­dian Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Modi, In­done­sian Pres­i­dent Joko Wi­dodo andUNSec­re­tary Gen­eral An­to­nio Guter­res were sched­uled to de­part Tues­day night.

The lead­ers of the European Union, East Ti­mor, New Zealand, Sin­ga­pore, Malaysia, Myan­mar, Cam­bo­dia, South Korea and Ja­pan are sched­uled to leave on Wed­nes­day, while Chi­nese Premier Li Ke­qiang is set to de­part on Thurs­day.

There were no de­par­ture hon­ors and me­dia cov­er­age for the depart­ing lead­ers.

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