The Trump administration issued a blistering statement on Sunday accusing Russia of killing innocent civilians in Syria as forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad advance on a key rebel enclave.

“After repeatedly delaying the passage of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2401, which demanded a 30-day cessation of hostilities across Syria, Russia has gone on to ignore its terms and to kill innocent civilians under the false auspices of counterterrorism operations,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in the statement. Continue reading.