The Russian foreign Ministry in Moscow condemned the murderous attack on foreign tourists in Hurghada

The Russian foreign Ministry in Moscow condemned the murderous attack on foreign tourists in Hurghada


MOSCOW, January 9. In Moscow condemn the criminal action in Hurghada hotel, said Saturday the Russian foreign Ministry.

The Ministry recalled that on 8 January in this resort town in Egypt, two armed with knives men attacked foreign tourists at the hotel Bella Vista Resort.

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“As a result, according to the information received, injuring two citizens of Austria and one of Sweden, said the Russian foreign Ministry. – All the victims were hospitalized. One attacker, according to Egyptian interior Ministry, was killed during a police operation, the second detained”.

“As you know, Russian tourists in Egypt now there is,” confirmed in depodesta.

“In Moscow, judge criminal action in Hurghada hotel, – stated in the Ministry, – strongly support the actions of the Egyptian government and security agencies in the country for providing a decisive response to extremists of all stripes”, – stressed in the Ministry.

The suspension of air links with Egypt in connection with the attack

The Russian President Vladimir Putin on 6 November agreed with the recommendations of the National anti-terrorism Committee to suspend air traffic with Egypt. All Russian commercial airlines and operators of General aviation has suspended the performance of all regular transit and Charter flights to Egypt with passengers on Board from 20:00 on 6 November.

As explained by the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov, this measure is entered not until after the investigation into the crash of an Airbus A321 “Kogalymavia”, until then, until will not be provided the proper level of security.