Thursday, September 15, 2016

Russia And The U.S. Trade Accusations On Syrian Truce Violations

CNN: Syria ceasefire: Russia, US accuse each other of violations

(CNN)Russia's Defense Ministry said Thursday the United States was not fulfilling its obligations under the Syrian ceasefire agreement, as Moscow and Washington pointed fingers at each other for violating what had appeared to be a peaceful lull in fighting.

In a statement, the Russian ministry said that US-led "moderate opposition forces" had increased the "number of attacks on residential neighborhoods," claiming that at the end of the third day of the current cessation "only the Syrian army observes silence mode."

The current ceasefire was called so that desperately needed humanitarian aid could be delivered.

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More News On Russia And The U.S. Trading Accusations On Syrian Truce Violations

Syria truce: Russia accuses US of failing to abide by deal -- BBC
Russian military: U.S. not implementing its part of Syria ceasefire plan -- Reuters
Russia says US failing to deliver on Syria deal, wants details declassified -- RT
Russia begins ground, drone live webcast of Aleppo to monitor cease-fire -- UPI

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