Sands: none of the versions of the collapse of the A321 cannot be written off


ANTALYA, November 16. In the Kremlin still believe that none of the versions of the collapse of the Russian A321 in Egypt cannot be written off, and do not know how long the investigation which will be called the cause of the accident.

“I don’t know about it (about the alleged main versions of the crash). Let’s be consistent and let’s wait for the statements of the investigation,” said the press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov.

“We believe that none of the versions from the accounts is still not reset”, – he stressed.

A Kremlin spokesman refused to answer the question, can we expect the end of the investigation before the end of this year. “The Kremlin is conducting an investigation, so I can’t tell you” – he explained.

The final results of the investigation into the crash of a Russian airliner over the Sinai A321 at present, said in his turn, answering the question, Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Oleg Syromolotov. “The cooperation with Egypt is. The final results of the investigation yet, I just talked about this today with the Federal air transport Agency”, – he said.

About the plane crash in Egypt

Disaster A321 over the Sinai Peninsula, occurred on 31 October 2015, has become one of the largest in the history of world aviation. The A321 airliner companies “Kogalymavia” carried out a Charter flight from Sharm-El-Sheikh to St Petersburg. 23 minutes after departure the crew had lost radio communications and the aircraft disappeared from radar. Search teams found the wreckage of the plane near the town of Nekhel. All aboard 224 people, including 25 children, were killed.

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 the press-Secretary of the head of state, the President “instructed the government to work out mechanisms for the implementation of those recommendations of the NAC and ensure the repatriation of Russian citizens”. As explained Peskov, Putin decided to suspend the flights with Egypt until, until will not be provided the proper level of security.

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