As it happened: Nato summit - Day One

Key points

  • More than 60 world leaders have gathered in Wales for a Nato summit taking place in the city of Newport.
  • All of Nato's 28 member countries are represented, with 4,000 delegates attending amid a security operation unprecedented in the UK.
  • The first session discussed the future of Afghanistan, with Nato combat troops due to leave this year.
  • Ukraine, the Islamic State militant threat and the very future of Nato are also concentrating minds.
  • Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Nato would stand by Ukraine in "these difficult times"
  • All times in BST (GMT plus one hour)

Live text


  • Amber Dawson 
  • Yaroslav Lukov 
  • Tom Moseley 
  • John Hand 
  • Patrick Jackson 
  • Mike Hills 

Last updated 4 September 2014

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