Russia accuses U.S. of unlawful Syria raid as Tillerson visits

Apr 12, 2017

Russia accuses U.S. of unlawful Syria raid as Tillerson visits

Russia’s top diplomat accused the United States on Wednesday of carrying out an unlawful attack against Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces as he opened a fraught meeting with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Giving Tillerson a chilly reception, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey ...

Tillerson: Russia must choose between Assad and the U.S.

/ Apr 11, 2017

Tillerson: Russia must choose between Assad and the U.S.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued an ultimatum to Russia on Tuesday: Side with the U.S. and likeminded countries on Syria, or embrace Iran, militant group Hezbollah and embattled Syrian leader Bashar Assad. As he embarked on a trip to Moscow following urgent ...