Vladimir Putin and Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during a telephone conversation agreed to entrust to continue active cooperation between relevant agencies of the two countries, the press service of the Kremlin.
MOSCOW, 6 Nov. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the head of Egypt Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in a telephone conversation agreed to continue the cooperation of the relevant services, coordination of interaction between security agencies and aviation authorities, said on Friday evening the press-service of the Kremlin.
Earlier the Russian authorities to investigate the causes of the crash of Airbus A321 on October 31 over Sinai made the decision to suspend flights to Egypt.
“On the basis of a common understanding of the need to ensure the highest standards of security of Russian citizens in Egypt, and also in conditions of the Russian side suspended air links with Egypt, the heads of state agreed to authorize to continue an active cooperation between relevant agencies of the two countries, including through coordination between the security agencies and aviation authorities of Russia and Egypt”, — stated in the message.
Leaders noted that all of these actions are aimed at improving the overall effectiveness of security measures for the Russian flights to the airports of Egypt.
The largest disaster in the history of Russian and Soviet aviation took place on 31 October: Airbus A321 airline “Kogalymavia”, which was flying from Sharm El Sheikh to St Petersburg, crashed in the Sinai. Onboard there were 217 passengers and seven crew members. They all died.