Steinmeier is expected to meet with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Jerusalem on Friday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who spoke by phone Thursday, said Russian Federation, the Syrian government's chief backer on the global stage, bears "special responsibility to calm the violence and thereby give any chance to a political process", according to a statement released by Merkel's office.
They stress no recommendations have been presented to the White House.
"The consequences, I think, to Russian Federation, as well as to the [Assad] regime will begin to be felt as a result of "plan A" not being implemented because of Russia's actions", he said.
US Ambassador Samantha Power described the escalation as "the most savage week we've seen in an incredibly savage five-plus-year war", with more than 1,000 people killed by 1,700 air strikes on rebel-held east Aleppo alone. Some US officials are already suggesting war crimes have been committed.
A senior State Department official sought to assure skeptical lawmakers that Russian Federation is at risk of becoming mired in Syria if the civil war rages on, a prospect that gives the United States an upper hand as it pressures Moscow to end attacks in the besieged city of Aleppo.
"We can not regard these statements as anything else but a call for action", Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova responded Thursday at a briefing. The Russian-backed bombing of Aleppo intensified after a ceasefire collapsed 10 days ago. "Indeed, but this is only going to get worse if the civil war gets worse as a result of their actions", Blinken said.
State Department spokesman John Kirby said on Wednesday that us officials involved in the interagency process that deals with national security had discussed other Syria options "that don't revolve around diplomacy".
Syrian Civil Defence forces dug a young girl out from under rubble in an amateur video said to be filmed in Aleppo's al Shaar neighbourhood yesterday.
Privately, US defense officials are emphasizing that there is no internal planning for military action at the Pentagon.
They say there must be a formal policy decision before they can even assemble new options for the President, and there is no indication that President Barack Obama has asked for them.
John Kerry clearly stated that Russian Federation considers the United States and their partners responsible for this situation, especially the use of incendiary bombs in the city.
Peskov's remarks came one day after Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry held a phone conversation on Syria.
German Focus Magazine made an interview with a Jabhat al-Nusra leader on 19th of September before targeting the humanitarian aid convoy, saying the terrorist organization would not allow the convoy to access Aleppo, threatening of detaining the truck drivers if the convoy entered the city without the permission of the organization.
The battle for Aleppo has sparked a sharp exchange between Russian and American officials, as the city itself faces a growing humanitarian crisis.
The two-point gap in the survey of 500 likely New Hampshire voters is well within the poll's margin of error of 4.4 percent. Trump is to appear at an event Saturday in Wisconsin alongside Priebus and House Speaker Paul Ryan, a lukewarm supporter.
There is nothing to regret about that, although it is rather hard to stay positive at the moment rather than play the regret game. This should make it fairly clear that you don't want him facing guys like Encarnacion, Josh Donaldson , and Jose Bautista .
There were at least 17 instances in which batteries smoked or caught fire on US airlines or air-cargo haulers in 2015. Another three cases occurred this year through January 15, the most recent date for which data was collected.
The exchanges are the latest reminder that the 42nd president is both a tremendous asset and a wild card for his wife's candidacy. Of course, Republicans jumped at the opportunity to post clips of Clinton's comments online.
The mishap occurred while the Southwest plane with 75 passengers and crew members prepared to fly from Louisville to Baltimore. And this time, the smartphone involved appears to be one of the replacement models Samsung issued after recalling the Note 7.
But the fact that it could get hit with a big bill increased the possibility that it may have to tap investors to raise the cash. After plunging at one point by more than 9.0 percent, the shares recovered on Friday, closing 6.4 percent higher over Thursday.
To control other devices from Google Home you will need either Chromecast or home automation systems like Nest or Philips Hue. The goal of Google Assistant , Pichai previously said , is to "build a personal Google for each and every user".
He was expected to emphasize the need for Democrats in Florida to make sure they're registered to vote ahead of Election Day. Trump has not said whether he has paid federal income taxes in recent years and has refused to release his tax returns.
Bangladeshi forces kill 11 suspected militants
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Saturday that her administration is determined to put an end to militancy and terrorism. The group's leader was among those killed in Dhaka , according to BBC .
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Wilmington could get 10 inches of rain, with as much as 12 inches falling in Southport, the briefing says. Pender County Commissioners issued a state of emergency Thursday morning, warning of flash flooding.
The Apprentice: Michelle gets trashed by Lord Sugar
In his audition tape, Mr O'Brien describes himself as "fun, outgoing, passionate, driven, ambitious and ready to go". He added: "I think it's safe to say that the talent pool has thinned over the years".
Duterte tells Obama 'you can go to hell,' warns of breakup
Before Duterte took office, USA military presence in the Philippines had been increasing as a result of those tensions. Earnest also said the U.S. has not received any request from the Philippines to change their bilateral relationship.