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USA: 'Ask Putin those questions' - US Dept. of State tells journalists02:08

USA: 'Ask Putin those questions' - US Dept. of State tells journalists

United States, Washington DC
February 23, 2018 at 09:34 GMT -00:00 · Published

Heather Nauert, spokesperson for the United States Department of State, challenged journalists to raise their questions concerning the current situation in Syria to Russia, during a press briefing in Washington DC on Friday.

"I would encourage each of you to ask Russia - take these questions to Vladimir Putin. Take these questions to RT, to Sputnik. Ask them those very questions," she said, in answer to a question about the unfolding situation in Syria's eastern Ghouta.

Nauert commented that the US government would like to see the currently discussed 30-day ceasefire in Syria happening, as is the only way to get humanitarian aid into eastern Ghouta.

She also blamed the current impasse on Russia, noting the "11 UN actions that Russia has blocked specifically on Syria."

"I don't think that they appear to be interested in ending this," Nauert claimed.

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Heather Nauert, spokesperson for the United States Department of State, challenged journalists to raise their questions concerning the current situation in Syria to Russia, during a press briefing in Washington DC on Friday.

"I would encourage each of you to ask Russia - take these questions to Vladimir Putin. Take these questions to RT, to Sputnik. Ask them those very questions," she said, in answer to a question about the unfolding situation in Syria's eastern Ghouta.

Nauert commented that the US government would like to see the currently discussed 30-day ceasefire in Syria happening, as is the only way to get humanitarian aid into eastern Ghouta.

She also blamed the current impasse on Russia, noting the "11 UN actions that Russia has blocked specifically on Syria."

"I don't think that they appear to be interested in ending this," Nauert claimed.

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