Russia 'complicit' in Assad atrocities: Pentagon

Russia 'complicit' in Assad atrocities: PentagonRussia is “complicit” in atrocities perpetrated by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad because of its “deliberate” choice to violate terms of a ceasefire in besieged Eastern Ghouta, the Pentagon said Thursday, in comments hammered home separately by the US national security advisor. Thousands of civilians poured out of Eastern Ghouta as the capture of a key town brought Syria’s government even closer to retaking the devastated rebel enclave outside Damascus. “The Russians made a deliberate choice not to restrain the Assad regime.

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