NATO head calls on Russia to free Ukrainian ships, sailors
"What we saw yesterday was very serious," Stoltenberg told a news conference after an emergency meeting of the Western military alliance held on request on Ukraine.
"All allies expressed full support for Ukraine's territorial integrity and sovereignty," he added. "There is no justification for the use of military force against Ukrainian ships and naval personnel so we call on Russia to release immediately the Ukrainian sailors and ships it seized yesterday." (Reporting by Gabriela Baczynska and Alissa de Carbonnel)
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