Tillerson suggested that Russian the dilemma of choosing between the US and Assad
Moscow. April 11. INTERFAX.RU — Russia must make a choice: to join the United States and their associates, or to remain on the side of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Iran and Hezbollah, said on Tuesday in the Italian town of Lucca, the U.S. Secretary Rex Tillerson.
According to the news Agency The Associated Press, Tillerson said that while not clear — Russia has failed to fulfill its obligations in Syria, or was incompetent. However, this difference “doesn’t mean so much for the dead,” said the head of the state Department.
Referring to the recent alleged chemical attack in the Syrian province of Idlib, Tillerson said: “We can’t let it happen again”.
The Secretary of state said that Washington believes that Assad has any role in the future in Syria, but the United States is not pre-assume how occur the departure of the Syrian President.
In the Italian Lucca Tillerson participates in the meeting of foreign Ministers of the countries “Big seven”.
When it is complete he will travel to Moscow for his first visit as foreign Minister of the United States.