Russia 'Attacking Ukraine' - NATO Secretary General

Russia will be facing increased pressure if it does not backtrack on its actions in the east of Ukraine, NATO has warned in the eve of Thursday's Wales summit.

As the meeting of NATO members' Presidents kicks off, the Ukraine crisis is expected to top the agenda, alongside the Sunni militant group Islamic State (IS) ad troops' withdrawal from Afghansitan.

Basescu: Russia's actions in Ukraine have reached limits verging on the irrational

Romania's President Traian Basescu said Wednesday that the actions of the Russian Federation in Ukraine have reached 'limits verging on the irrational,' and that is why Romania will be asking the incoming NATO summit to consolidate NATO's entire eastern flank.

Samaras to meet Erdogan on sidelines of NATO summit in Wales

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and newly-elected Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet on the sidelines of the upcoming NATO summit in Wales, according to reports.

The unofficial meeting was reportedly requested by Erdogan who recently irked the governments in Athens and Nicosia with calls for a two-state solution on the divided island.