AM News: US, Russia Clash Over Syria; Putin Among Bloomberg’s ‘Most Influential

September 22, 2016
US Secretary of State John Kerry at the UN General Assembly, September 21, 2016. To his left is UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. Photo by Reuters

LIVE UPDATES: US Secretary of State John Kerry said Russia was living ‘in a parallel universe’ as diplomatic niceties were dropped in US-Russia clash over Syria policy at the UN.

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AM News: US, Russia Clash Over Syria; Putin Among Bloomberg’s ‘Most Influential’

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US, Russia Abandon Diplomatic Niceties in Testy Syria Debate 

– Full Text of Kerry Remarks at UNGA