Obama says world 'united in horror' at bloodshed in Aleppo by Assad, allies | Reuters

 Obama says world united in horror at bloodshed in Aleppo by Assad, allies
| Reuters

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday the world is "united in horror" at the fighting in Syria's Aleppo and that President Bashar al-Assad and his allies were responsible for atrocities including reported massacres of civilians."Responsibility for this brutality lies in one place alone: with the Assad regime and its allies Russia and Iran. And this blood and these atrocities are on their hands," Obama said at a White House news conference.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton and Jeff Mason; Writing by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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Updated Date: Dec 17, 2016 03:43:44 IST