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Silent Summit

Newport, Wales—At the start of a meeting during the NATO summit, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, center, observes a moment of silence on September 4 for service members killed in Afghanistan. That country was but one of the international flash points to be considered in what was billed as the organization’s most important meeting since the Cold War. World leaders called for standing up to Russia over its annexation of Crimea, its ongoing hostility toward Ukraine and its continued support of Ukrainian separatists, as well as action against ISIS militants waging war in Iraq and Syria.
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