Moscow calls on all States to help in the search for the criminals who had organized the attack with A321

MOSCOW, November 17. Moscow urges UN security Council to urgently adopt a resolution on the formation of a broad anti-terrorist front against terrorism. This is stated in the statement of the Russian foreign Ministry.

“The crash of a plane Airbus-321 Russian airlines “Kogalymavia” in Egypt on 31 October that claimed the lives of 224 people, almost all Russian citizens, was the result of a terrorist act. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation on behalf of the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, hereby notifies all foreign partners that the Russian authorities have started search of criminals, – the statement reads. – This work will continue as long until all those responsible have not been identified, was found and brought to justice, wherever they are located.”

In this connection, Russia “appeals to all States, organizations and individuals, to all friends and partners with a request to help in this work, to ensure that those responsible suffered appropriate punishment”.

“We welcome the increased understanding of all our partners need to rally the international community’s efforts to suppress global terrorist threat. This is really Central for all task requiring priority attention, and most importantly – action, with no linkages and no preconditions – noted in the Ministry. – Urge the UN Security Council to urgently coordinate made by the Russian Federation on 30 September, the draft resolution on the formation of a broad anti-terrorist front based on norms and principles of international law and the UN Charter”.

In accordance with the right of self-defence

Russia to act against terrorists in accordance with the right to self-defence enshrined in the UN Charter, the statement of the Russian foreign Ministry.

“Barbaric attack on our citizens is considered in the context of a series of bloody terrorist attacks committed recently in Paris, Beirut, Iraq, Turkey, Egypt, the statement says. In these circumstances, the Russian Federation will act in accordance with article 51 of the Charter of the United Nations, providing for the right of States to self-defence”.