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Video NATO Leaders Set to Gather on Russia, Middle East

The leaders of the 28 NATO countries will gather for the first time in two years starting Thursday in Wales, in western Britain, with an agenda very different from the one they had for their last summit. VOA's Al Pessin reports from London.