Friday, June 17, 2016

U.S. Secretary Of State Kerry Tells Russia That U.S. Patience On Syria Is 'Very Limited'

Al Jazeera: Kerry tells Russia US patience on Syria 'very limited'

Top US diplomat warns Syria and its ally Russia to respect "frayed" ceasefire as death toll mounts amid fresh fighting.

John Kerry, the US secretary of state, has warned the Syrian regime and its main military backer Russia to respect "frayed" ceasefire and said that its "patience was not infinite" amid mounting death toll.

"Russia needs to understand that our patience is not infinite. In fact it is very limited with whether or not [Bashar] al-Assad is going to be held accountable," Kerry said on Wednesday after meeting with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in the Norwegian capital, Oslo.

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Anonymous said...

I'm not sure US officials can really demand accountability from anyone else with all they have gotten away with over the years.

James said...

This has a good chance of being part of presidential politics, allowing Hillary through supporters in State to give her some distance from Obama policies.