MOSCOW, March 7. The need for further efficient fight against international terrorists not only in Syria, but in Libya and Yemen was underscored during a telephone conversation of Russian President Vladimir Putin with Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
According to the press service of the Kremlin.
“Agreed that Russia and Egypt will continue close cooperation in the framework of the International support group Syria – said the press service. – Expressed mutual striving for further comprehensive development of bilateral relations, including in energy and military – technical cooperation. Noted importance of creation of all necessary conditions for the resumption of flights of Russian aircraft in Egypt and tourism exchanges”.
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.
The presidents discussed the Syrian issue and bilateral relations
The need for further efficient fight against international terrorists not only in Syria, but in Libya and Yemen was underscored during a telephone conversation between the two presidents.
“The President of Russia thoroughly informed Egyptian counterpart about the ongoing efforts in the context of the implementation of the Joint statement of Russia and the USA as co-chairs of the International support group Syria on the cessation of February 27 of hostilities in that country. He stressed that ensuring the truce is a key factor to normalize the internal situation, improve the humanitarian situation”, – noted in the Kremlin.
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The Egyptian leader gave a high assessment to the steps and spoke in favour of launching a political process of Syrian settlement under the UN auspices. “It was agreed that Russia and Egypt will continue close cooperation in the framework of the International support group in Syria. While stressed the need for further efficient fight against international terrorists not only in Syria, but in Libya and Yemen,” – said the press service.
The Kremlin added that “the sides discussed topical issues in Russian-Egyptian relations”. Expressed mutual striving for their further comprehensive development, including in energy and military-technical cooperation. Noted importance of creation of all necessary conditions for the resumption of flights of Russian aircraft in Egypt and tourist exchanges.
The parties agreed to continue bilateral contacts at various levels.
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