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Russia: "10 planes with Russian tourists have taken off from Egypt" - Deputy PM01:40

Russia: "10 planes with Russian tourists have taken off from Egypt" - Deputy PM

Russian Federation, Moscow
November 7, 2015 at 15:11 GMT +00:00 · Published

According to the Russian Deputy Prime Minister, Arkadi Dvorkovich, 10 airplanes with Russian tourists have taken off from Egypt, he announced from Moscow on Saturday.

Dvorkovich mentioned that approximately 80,000 Russian citizen are now in Egypt but this "number began to decline rapidly as we started the flights from all three Egyptian cities: Cairo, Hurghada, Sharm El Sheikh."

The deputy PM also added there is no real schedule problem with flights departing from Egypt, as well as those coming back to Russia: "All the scheduled flights from Russia, are leaving according to plan with minor technical delays," he said.

On Friday, it was decided to suspend flights from Russia to Egypt for indefinite time. This decision is related to the A-321 Airbus crash on the Sinai peninsula on October 31, which cost the life to 224 victims.

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According to the Russian Deputy Prime Minister, Arkadi Dvorkovich, 10 airplanes with Russian tourists have taken off from Egypt, he announced from Moscow on Saturday.

Dvorkovich mentioned that approximately 80,000 Russian citizen are now in Egypt but this "number began to decline rapidly as we started the flights from all three Egyptian cities: Cairo, Hurghada, Sharm El Sheikh."

The deputy PM also added there is no real schedule problem with flights departing from Egypt, as well as those coming back to Russia: "All the scheduled flights from Russia, are leaving according to plan with minor technical delays," he said.

On Friday, it was decided to suspend flights from Russia to Egypt for indefinite time. This decision is related to the A-321 Airbus crash on the Sinai peninsula on October 31, which cost the life to 224 victims.

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