Civilians continue leaving the rebel-held areas of Aleppo through humanitarian corridors, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The Syrian Army on Saturday suspended its offensive against the militants in Aleppo for the time of the evacuation of civilians from the eastern neighborhoods of the city.
The UK has not sent even one gram of flour or a single blanket to Aleppo since the Syrian conflict began, the Russian Defense Ministry said responding to a spokeswoman for Downing Street, who said Russia is stopping aid deliveries to the besieged city. Read Full Article at RT.com
According to the Russian Defense Ministry’s spokesman, the UN, the US, France and the UK have not offered humanitarian relief to 90,000 Aleppo citizens, liberated from militants two days ago.
Russia’s Defense Ministry has lashed out at comments recently made by US State Department spokesman John Kirby, who claimed that Russia’s humanitarian efforts in Aleppo have been futile. “Only in recent months, we’ve delivered more than 100 tons of the most essential goods – food, medicine and other basic necessities – to Aleppo. All the…
“I hope before Washington goes to sleep we can get some news,” he said. An hour or so later, he fed the press corps another tidbit, literally. Lavrov, accompanied by a posse of officials, including one bearing a tall stack of pizza boxes, announced that they
It was late on Friday night at the President Wilson Hotel in Geneva, and tired, hungry journalists were waiting in the hotel’s windowless basement ballroom for word from either US SecState John Kerry or his Russian colleague, foreign minister Sergei Lavrov, that (yet another) deal over Syria had been reached, or alternatively, none was coming. The process was being held back by Kerry, according to Reuters, as US negotiators were engaged in back and forth consultations with officials in Washington. Lavrov confirmed as much when he told reporters to blame the American, expressing disbelief that things were taking so long.
were a gift “from the U.S. delegation”. But while the pizza was from the Americans, the booze came from Russia: as reporters were eating the pizza, Lavrov came again, this time to hand over two bottles of Russian vodka.
“I hope before Washington goes to sleep we can get some news,” he said.
An hour or so later, he fed the press corps another tidbit, literally. Lavrov, accompanied by a posse of officials, including one bearing a tall stack of pizza boxes, announced that they