Monday, October 17, 2016

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry: 'US, Europe Have No ‘Big Appetite’ For Military Action In Syria'

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (L) and US Secretary of State John Kerry give a joint press conference after a meeting on the situation in Syria at Lancaster House in London October 16, 2016. REUTERS/JUSTIN TALLIS/Pool

VOA: Kerry: US, Europe Have No ‘Big Appetite’ for Military Action in Syria

Secretary of State John Kerry says all options remain open for the U.S. and its allies in Syria, but he admits the United States and Europe have no ‘big appetite’ for military action, even as Russia refuses to back down.

Kerry held talks in London Sunday with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, a day after Kerry met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and other top diplomats in Switzerland.

Kerry said no one should be "lighting a fire" under a civil war or pitting two superpowers against each other.

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More News On Today's Talks Between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry And The German/U.K./French Foreign Ministers

U.S., Britain say support is weak for military action against Syria -- Chicago Tribune
U.S. Secretary John Kerry in London to renew Syrian peace efforts -- UPI
Russia must show 'mercy' to Aleppo, Boris Johnson warns as he joins John Kerry to threaten new sanctions but admits there is no support for Western action to end bombing in Syria -- Daily Mail
Syria conflict: West considers new sanctions over Aleppo -- BBC
US, UK considering economic sanctions against Syria, Russia -- CNN
US & UK fire ‘war crimes’ accusations at Moscow as rebels shell Aleppo civilians -- RT

1 comment:

James said... a funny photo above, says it all.