Putin discussed with President of Egypt requirements for the resumption of air links


Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdul-Fattah Al-Sisi discussed by phone the possibility of restoring air travel between countries. About it reports a press-service of the Kremlin.

“The importance of the creation of all necessary conditions for the resumption of flights of Russian aircraft in Egypt and tourist exchanges,” — said in the message.

Russia has suspended flights to Egypt in early November 2015, after the crash of a Russian airliner over the Sinai A321.

In addition, Putin told Egyptian counterpart about the efforts in the observance of the truce in Syria. Al-Sisi praised these steps and voted in favor of an early launch of the political process of Syrian settlement under the UN auspices. Agreed that Russia and Egypt will continue close cooperation in the framework of the International support group in Syria.