The leaders of Russia and Egypt have agreed on intelligence cooperation to investigate the attack A321

Calamus, November 18. The leaders of Russia and Egypt Vladimir Putin and Abdel Fattah al-Sisi agreed on close cooperation of special services of the two countries to search for the perpetrators of the terrorist attack against the aircraft of Russian airlines “Kogalymavia” over Sinai. About a telephone conversation the two leaders said on Wednesday the press service of the Kremlin.

“In the context of efforts to find the criminals involved in this terrorist attack on the Russian airliner, agreed about close cooperation of special services of Russia and Egypt”, – said the press service.

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“Are you planning to implement additional measures to ensure maximum safety of flights between the two countries for his speedy recovery,” – said in the Kremlin.

In turn, in the office of the President of Egypt announced that during a telephone conversation Vladimir Putin and Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discussed international cooperation in combating terrorism.

“The parties agreed on the need to strengthen international cooperation in combating terrorism, especially given that the current phase requires more than ever before concerted efforts of both countries on the basis of a comprehensive international approach to take strong deterrent measures against terrorism and extremism that have hit all countries without exception”, – said the head of the office of Ala Yousef.

According to him, the Egyptian President expressed full solidarity of his country with Russia. “Egypt and its people share the pain experienced by the friendly people of Russia after the crash A321”, he said, adding that “Cairo is cooperating with Moscow at all stages of the investigation and remains committed to clarifying the causes and circumstances of this tragic incident”.

During a telephone conversation, the parties reaffirmed the strength of bilateral relations at all levels and expressed confidence in their further strengthening and development.

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