Russia: US unable to fulfill key deals on Syria, trying to pass blame

The United States has been unable to fulfill key agreements with Russia on Syria and is now trying to make Russia appear responsible for that, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova says in comments carried by state media late Monday.

In particular, the US has been unable to separate so-called moderate rebel groups from the UN-designated terrorist organization Fatah al-Sham Front, formerly the al-Nusra Front, in the war-torn city of Aleppo, Zakharova says.

"Washington's inaction has enabled them (the terrorists) to regroup, receive weapons and mobilize," Zakharova says.

Zakharova was responding to a decision by Washington earlier Monday to suspended its cooperation with Russia on Syria, citing the failure of a ceasefire and Moscow's inability to end the violence.

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Citing failure of ceasefire, US suspends work with Russia on Syria

The United States suspended Monday its cooperation with Russia on Syria, citing the failure of a ceasefire and Moscow's inability to end the violence.

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