"Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky wants to speed up NATO membership. Great idea. He just begs NATO to hasten the start of World War III," Medvedev wrote.
In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on March 17.
The North Atlantic Organization Treaty (NATO) on Thursday condemned what it called as an unjustified Russian attack on Ukraine, calling on Moscow to immediately stop this military action.
US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken discussed the upcoming contacts with Russia in a telephone conversation with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday, the US State Department press service reported.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Monday with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the organization's headquarters in the Belgium capital, Brussels.
This strategic dilemma, according to the study. is rooted in Turkey’s new regional foreign and security policy, based in part on its “Blue Homeland” doctrine.
Turkey easily acquired defense technology from fellow NATO members and their allies.
Iraq's president on Tuesday named pro-Western lawmaker and former Najaf city governor Adnan Zurfi as the next prime minister.
The committee said the Turkish escalation in Libya is deemed an invasion and a violation of UN resolutions on the sovereignty of member states.
The NATO mission in Iraq trains the country's security forces at the request of the Baghdad government to prevent the return of the ISIS jihadist group.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, but a provincial official said the casualties were all Afghans.
Lavrov lamented NATO’s refusal to back a moratorium proposed by Russian President Vladimir Putin on deploying short- and medium-range missiles in Europe.
NATO leaders gathered at a golf resort near London on Wednesday for a summit acrimonious even by the standards of the Trump era.
Trump could see France breaking off from NATO which he described as a surprise because he believes it needs more protection than anybody else.
Since its receipt by Turkey earlier this month, the Russian S-400 missile system has triggered a strong response by its fellow NATO member the United States.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said Ankara would turn elsewhere for fighter jets if the United States will not sell it the F-35 jets.
Russia flew a fresh shipment of advanced air defense equipment to Turkey on Saturday, the Turkish Defence Ministry said.
Slovenian Ambassador in Cairo Mateja Prevolšek termed as "excellent" her country's relations with Egypt over the past 20 years.
Former Libyan Interior Minister Saleh Ragab accused Turkey and Qatar of smuggling weapons to terrorist groups and militia in Libya to keep fighting against the Libyan National Army in Tripoli.
The US has terminated Turkey's preferential trade treatment.