Putin signed a decree on the temporary prohibition of transportation of citizens from Russia to Egypt


Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the temporary prohibition of transportation of citizens from Russia to Egypt. The President also instructed the government to take action to return from Egypt of citizens of the Russian Federation and their Luggage.

The head of state instructed the foreign Ministry to coordinate with the Egyptian authorities the security of the citizens of the Russian Federation and their return to their homeland. The tour operators recommended to refrain from the sale to the Russians of tours to Egypt.

The suspension of flights

On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed with the recommendation of management of the National anti-terrorism Committee to ban flights of Russian airlines in Egypt, where a week ago there was a crash of a passenger liner of airline “Kogalymavia” carrying out flight Sharm El-Sheikh to St Petersburg. The disaster then killed 224 people.