US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) demanded that Russia halt the Syrian regime's assault on Aleppo (AFP Photo/Fabrice Coffrini)
DW: US gives Russia ultimatum to halt Aleppo attacks
Washington has vowed to end coordination with Moscow in Syria in response to an ongoing siege of Aleppo. More than 250 civilians have died since the Syrian army launched a brutal campaign to retake the city.
US State Secretary John Kerry on Wednesday threatened to end Washington's engagement with Russia in Syria following a brutal regime offensive against rebels in Aleppo.
"He informed the foreign minister that the United States is making preparations to suspend US-Russia bilateral engagement on Syria … unless Russia takes immediate steps to end the assault on Aleppo and restore the cessation of hostilities," said US State Department spokesman John Kirby.
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