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Red Arrow on display in Cardiff Bay

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Thousands of visitors are expected in Cardiff Bay over the weekend to see the warships which arrived for the Nato Summit. Meet the Forces Day will take place on Sunday between 11am and 6pm. The public will get the chance to go onboard some of the six naval ships from the UK, France, Latvia, Lithuania, The Netherlands and Norway. There will also be tanks and replica RAF planes like the Red Arrow which arrived on Saturday.

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Nato summit shows "Wales is open for business"

First Minister Carwyn Jones says the Nato summit held in Newport and Cardiff this week "shows Wales can deliver".

The Nato flypast over Wales Millennium Centre on Friday. Credit: Ministry of Defence

The First Minister paid tribute to the police and the Welsh public as the conference passed without incident. In a statement he also thanked businesses both for their support and their tolerance of "inevitable disruption".

First Minister Carwyn Jones welcomed President Obama at a dinner at Cardiff Castle. Credit: PA

I am firmly of the view that the benefits to Wales greatly outweighed any short term disruption. The benefits to Wales arising from the conference are clear. A message has gone to the world saying “Wales IS Open For Business” – and can deliver. We have demonstrated yet again that we have the business infra-structure and the organisational capacity among public bodies to support even the largest and most prestigious of events.

– Carwyn Jones, First Minister

The First Minister said Wales has been at the centre of the international news agenda over the last few days and mentioned in global reportage. In commercial concerns that advertising of the country was incalculable.

Obama: 'A great honour to be first sitting US President to visit Wales'

US President Barack Obama is speaking as the Nato summit draws to a close.

He says it is "a great honour" to be the first sitting US President to visit Wales.

"I want to thank the people of Newport and Cardiff and the people of Wales for welcoming me and my delegation so warmly" he added.


Nato Secretary General thanks people of Wales

Nato Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has thanked the people of Wales for their "warm hospitality" in a speech at the Nato summit this afternoon.

Watch: CV-22 Osprey aircraft lands at Nato summit

Spectators gathered at the Nato summit to watch a striking CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft land.

It formed part of a demonstration of Nato special operations capabilities.

The craft have been spotted in the skies over Newport in recent days, and have been used to transport White House staff throughout the summit.

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