Admission of Ukraine to NATO can result in third world struggle


© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy attends the NATO summit through video hyperlink, as Russia’s assault on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine June 29, 2022. Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout through REUTERS


(Reuters) – The admission of Ukraine to NATO might lead to a 3rd world struggle, the deputy secretary of the Safety Council of the Russian Federation, Alexander Venediktov, informed the state TASS information company in an interview on Thursday.

“Kyiv is effectively conscious that such a step would imply a assured escalation to a World Struggle Three,” TASS cited Venediktov as saying.

“Apparently, that is what they’re relying on – to create informational noise and draw consideration to themselves as soon as once more.”

Venediktov additionally repeated a Russian place that the West, by serving to Ukraine, indicated that “they’re a direct occasion to the battle”.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy introduced a shock bid for fast-track membership of the NATO navy alliance on the finish of September, after President Vladimir Putin held a ceremony in Moscow to proclaim the 4 partially occupied areas as annexed Russian land.

(Reporting in Melbourne by Lidia Kelly; Enhancing by Robert Birsel)

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