Sokolov: Cairo has officially refused from the experts of the Russian Federation in the airports of Egypt

BEIJING, may 14. /TASS/. The Russian side does not have official data about the fact that Cairo was opposed to the presence of the Russian specialists on aviation security at the airports of Egypt, said Sunday Minister of transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov.

“I have no official information about what Cairo is opposed to the presence of our specialists,” – said the Minister to journalists, answering an appropriate question.

At the same time, the head of the Ministry of transport said that the Egyptian side in may was not invited Russian experts to check the airports. “The invitation was not”, – he told, answering an appropriate question.

“There is a “road map”, which together with our Egyptian colleagues need to perform. One of the conditions is the signing of an intergovernmental agreement where these issues are spoken”, – said Sokolov.

Earlier official representative of the Ministry of civil aviation of Egypt Abdel Karim basam said that Egypt refuses the proposals of Moscow, put forward in the context of the expected recovery of flights between the two States. He also refuted claims about the invitation of Russian experts to explore take security measures for the early resumption of flights.