Russia Urges U.S. to Pressure Syria Rebels on Aleppo Aid Convoys

  • Defense Ministry in Moscow says U.S. is ‘passive observer’
  • Kerry, Lavrov ‘generally satisfied’ with truce, Russia says

Rhe rubble-strewn Castello Road, the main route for humanitarian assistance to Aleppo on Sept. 16, 2016.

Photographer: Karam al-Masri/AFP via Getty Images

Russia accused Syrian rebels of blocking aid to Aleppo and urged the U.S. to put pressure on the armed groups as the deadlock over humanitarian supplies cast a shadow over a four-day-old cease-fire.

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