Senators: legislation of the Russian Federation in the field of aviation security no need to change


MOSCOW, November 17. Russian legislation in the field of aviation security needs no changes. About this stated the head of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Viktor Ozerov, commenting on the message of the FSB that the explosion on Board the Russian airliner took place in Egypt following the terrorist attack.

The Senator spoke against the legislation “on occasion”, after another emergency. “We have normal law, just need to implement it,” he said.

The MP recalled that after the terrorist attack at Domodedovo airport in January 2011 changes were made to the legislation in the sphere of security. “We need to strengthen security measures in places of a mass congestion of people, on all types of transport, using all the mechanisms,” – said Ozerov.

“I think that any additional laws to strengthen the country’s aviation safety to take not necessary”, – told reporters the first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Frants Klintsevich. “You don’t have to do anything for the sake of “tick”, and if the system works fine without it. In Russian airports security is provided on the reference level,” he said.

Earlier, the head of the Duma Committee for security and combating corruption Irina Yarovaya said on air of the TV channel “Russia 24” that the state Duma in the near future to review the legislation on counter-terrorism. According to her, Parliament is now the main task is to maximize the intelligence support and analysis of all legislation “from the standpoint of the adequacy of the measures to combat terrorism, prevent and deter any attempts of involvement in extremist and terrorist activity”.

Earlier on 16 November, the head of the FSB Alexander Bortnikov reported to Russian President Vladimir Putin that the accident aircraft A321 Russian airlines “Kogalymavia” carrying out flight No. 9268 Sharm El-Sheikh to St Petersburg, was the result of a terrorist attack.

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.