On Air Now

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 1230 AM Sioux Falls, SD 98.1 FM Sioux Falls, SD

Weather

Current Conditions(Sioux Falls,SD 57104)

More Weather »
77° Feels Like: 79°
Wind: S 6 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Partly Cloudy 79°

Tonight

Mostly Clear 57°

Tomorrow

Mostly Sunny 82°

Alerts

Russia says talks with U.S. on Syria rocky, fears use of force

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (centre, on R) meets Russian deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov (centre, on L) in Damascus, in this ha
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (centre, on R) meets Russian deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov (centre, on L) in Damascus, in this ha

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Talks between Russia and the United States on the conflict in Syria are not going very smoothly and Moscow is concerned a chemical weapons deal may have only delayed U.S. military action, a senior Russian diplomat said on Tuesday.

"Unfortunately it's necessary to note that in contacts with the Americans, things are not going so smoothly...they are not quite going in the direction they should," Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said in parliament.

He said U.S. officials "always mention that plans to punish Damascus remain in force. We draw certain conclusions from that and assume that the threat of aggression in violation of international law is so far only delayed, not dismissed fully."

(Reporting by Gabriela Baczynska,; Writing by Steve Gutterman,; Editing by Thomas Grove)

Comments