Russian foreign Minister: no discussions on restrictions on the departure of Russian citizens abroad is not conducted


MOSCOW, November 16. No discussion on limitations on the numbers of Russians travelling abroad is not conducted. This was stated by the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

“As said Oleg Syromolotov, the foreign Ministry is not involved and no discussion of the restrictions related to travel of Russians abroad, there,” she said. “As for the recommendations to visit the various countries, they are posted on the website of the foreign Ministry and linked to the political situation in separate countries,” the diplomat added.

“The overall level of aviation security is sufficient”

Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia on counter-terrorism Oleg Syromolotov said during a speech in the Federation Council, the question of banning flights to Europe. “Not MFA introduces (recommendations), the President of Russia makes the decision. Now while this speech does not go, – said the diplomat. – But are working on it, naturally”. “While this situation does not cause the overall level of aviation security in Europe is sufficient,” added Syromolotov.

The suspension of air links with Egypt

On November 6, President Vladimir Putin agreed with the recommendations of the National anti-terrorism Committee to suspend air traffic with Egypt. On similar measures earlier went by a number of European countries, including great Britain, Ireland, the Netherlands.

As explained by the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov, this measure is entered not until the end of investigation of accident of the plane “Kogalymavia” that occurred in Egypt on 31 October, and until then, until will not be provided the proper level of security.