GENEVA- The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) called on
the United States and Russia to also address the obstacles to delivering
aid in Syria at talks on Thursday focusing on the use of chemical
Syrian government forces and opposition rebels are both
preventing medical assistance in particular from reaching the sick and
wounded, ICRC President Peter Maurer said on Wednesday.
political and diplomatic support for independent humanitarian action,"
Maurer told reporters in Geneva a day before US Secretary of State John
Kerry and Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov meet in the Swiss city.