On the first day of the NATO meeting in Lisbon, allies agreed to set up the first-ever Europe-wide anti-missile defence shield, inviting Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (pictured) to take part as well.
AFP - US President Barack Obama and his NATO allies agreed Friday to set up a new anti-missile defence shield across Europe and to invite Russia to take part.
But the 28 NATO powers hope President Dmitry Medvedev can be won over in discussions with the alliance on Saturday, the first encounter at this level since Moscow waged a war in Georgia in 2008.
ARMEN GEORGIAN REPORTING FROM LISBON FOR FRANCE 24
Date created : 2010-11-19