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US to Russia: Use Leverage to Distribute Aid in Syria

The U.S. has stepped up pressure on Syria’s key ally, Russia, to use its influence to get humanitarian aid to besieged parts of the country. The State Department said Wednesday that the U.S had asked Russia to use its military planes in Syria to deliver aid to communities that have been cut off by President Bashar al-Assad’s forces. “Russia actually has air assets on the ground in Syria,” department spokesman Mark Toner said. And Russia “ostensibly has the permission of the Syrian...

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