Civilians and rescuers search for survivors at a site hit by airstrikes in Idlib, Syria, September 29, 2016. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah
US News and World Report: U.S.-Russia Talks for Syria ‘On the Verge’ of Collapse
U.S. without a backup plan as civil war in Syria ramps up.
American attempts to broker an end to the intense suffering in Syria appears to have failed with Secretary of State John Kerry's acknowledgement Thursday that the U.S. is "on the verge" of suspending talks with Moscow, the chief backer of the Syrian regime.
"It's irrational in the context of the kind of bombing taking place to be sitting there trying to take things seriously," Kerry said at a forum in Washington, D.C., organized by Atlantic Media. "There's no notion or indication of seriousness of purpose with what's taking place right now."
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WNU Editor: The latest Russian response to U.S. threats on breaking all talks over Syria is all but a guarantee (to me) that current U.S. - Russian talks on Syria are over .... Russia Accuses US of Siding With 'Terrorists' in Syria (AP). More from the Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswomen .... US holds world hostage to political ‘reality show’ – Zakharova (RT).
More News On U.S. - Russia Syrian Talks On The Verge Of Collapse
U.S. close to suspending Syria talks with Russia as Aleppo battle rages -- Reuters
US threatens to end negotiations with Russia on Syria over Aleppo assault -- AFP
Kerry: US 'On the Verge' of Suspending Talks with Russia Over Syria -- VOA
Syria's war: US-Russia talks 'on verge of ending' -- Al Jazeera