BRUSSELS — NATO and Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine, the alliance’s top official said Monday, but have discussed a proposal to try to improve air safety over the Baltic Sea.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the 28-nation military alliance and Russia “have profound disagreements on the crisis” in Ukraine.
He said NATO allies “reiterated their strong support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity” and insisted that they would never “recognize Russia’s illegal and illegitimate annexation of Crimea.”
Stoltenberg’s remarks came after the NATO-Russia Council, their main forum for dialogue, met in Brussels Monday for more than three hours.
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