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Russia postpones resumption of flights to the resorts of Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada. On Sunday, November 17, reports “Interfax”.
According to the interlocutor of Agency, the issue will be raised again in 2020, so as airports Egyptian resorts despite refurbishment, still do not meet Russian safety standards.
Russian experts on aviation security called for the terminal with the inspection and noted a number of flaws that called into question the adequacy of the measures taken. In addition, the Russian side is concerned about the safety of travel transfers.
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the leader of Egypt Abdel Fattah El-Sisi discussed the resumption of flights between the countries at the summit “Russia — Africa”. The Embassy of the Republic noted that following the meeting, there is great hope for the restoration of flights between the two countries.
Flights from Russia to Egypt have been suspended in November 2015. It happened after the disaster of the terrorist attack on the Airbus A321 companies “Kogalymavia” flying from Sharm El Sheikh to Saint Petersburg on 31 October 2015. On Board were 224 people, mostly citizens of Russia. They all died. Moscow demanded to improve the security situation in the airports of Egypt.
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