In Manila, police again used water cannons against demonstrators

© AFP 2017 / Yasuyoshi ChibaПолиция uses water cannons. Archival photoIn Manila, police again used water cannons against demonstrators© 2017 AFP / Yasuyoshi Chiba

Philippine police again used water cannons to disperse the crowd of protesters in the unrest in Manila, where he launched the ASEAN summit, according to the publication Manila Times.

According to the publication, the demonstrators tried to break through a police cordon in the streets of the city. One of the law enforcement officers were injured during the clashes.

On Sunday afternoon, a few hours before the visit of U.S. President Donald trump, a crowd of demonstrators came out to protest in Manila against the visit of the U.S. leader. They chanted anti-American slogans and burned a stylized American flag. The protesters tried to March to the American Embassy, but the police stopped them with water cannons and pushed back.

The U.S. Embassy in Manila is under heavy police guard.

Friday, November 10 in Manila started the event in the framework of the 31st ASEAN summit. Major events of the summit scheduled for November 13-14. It will be attended by the leaders and heads of governments of more than 20 States, including US President Donald trump, Chairman of the government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev, Premier of the state Council of China Li Keqiang, Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of India Narendra modi. The summit will be attended by the UN Secretary General Antonio of Gutteres.

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