Trump's defiant move, making good on a core campaign pledge, ended seven decades of US ambiguity on the status of the Holy City, which is vociferously claimed by both Israelis and Palestinians. Photograph:( Reuters )
Trump told reporters on Air Force One that he delivered his prepared remarks during a lunch with the leaders instead.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson would attend Tuesday's summit in his place, a senior White House official said, adding the event was running too late.
The meetings in Manila were approximately 90 minutes behind schedule.