NATO chief says alliance is not trying to isolate Russia

NATO chief says alliance is not trying to isolate RussiaBy David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - NATO is not aiming to isolate Russia after a nerve agent attack on a former Russian agent and his daughter in Britain last month but had to crack down to show its unhappiness with Moscow, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday. The alliance last week expelled seven diplomats from the Russian mission to NATO and cut the maximum size of the delegation to 20 from 30 after the attack, which the West blames on Moscow, although the Kremlin denies it. "We continue to strive for a better relationship with Russia because Russia is our neighbor, Russia is there to stay.




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