Chinese Foreign Ministry: Beijing ready to boost cooperation with MoscowWorld January 18, 11:11
Trump says tweeting his only way to counteract dishonest mediaWorld January 18, 10:29
Aleksander Ceferin: Russia’s voice always heard at UEFASport January 18, 9:00
US State Department reiterates diplomats 'being harassed' in MoscowWorld January 18, 8:43
Snowden thanks Obama for commuting sentence of jailed army leaker ManningWorld January 18, 8:00
Obama commutes sentence to Wikileaks leaker ManningWorld January 18, 4:54
US diplomats engage in ‘normal diplomatic activity’ in Russia, says embassyWorld January 18, 4:51
Diplomat says UN may act as mediator at Astana talks between Damascus and oppositionRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 17, 21:31
Expert believes Brexit to bring UK closer to USWorld January 17, 20:29
MOSCOW, September 23./TASS/. The United States should withdraw its signature to the Geneva communique if Washington does not agree that the Syrian people themselves should decide their future, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday.
"US colleagues should make their decision as to what they are doing, clearly present to the world the roadmap of their participation in the events," the diplomat said.
"If the US remains committed to the Geneva communique, then how can it mention at the UN General Assembly proposals of certain forms and concepts for shift in power?" she asked.
"The Geneva communique says that political future of Syria must be determined by the Syrian people themselves," she said. "Then, probably, the US should state that it is retracting the signature to the Geneva communique. Then we will be able to understand what their next move will be," she added.
"If they have not recalled their signature and state their commitment to the document, then there can be no modelling of scenarios for the development of the situation and its practical implementation. Otherwise, the US is deceiving everybody," Zakharova added.