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Russia and Egypt sign agreement that would lead to resumption of Russian flights to Cairo

Russia and Egypt are taking positive steps that are paving the way for the resumption of Russian flights to the latter’s capital of Cairo.

The two nations signed an agreement on cooperation on civil aviation security, announced Russia’s Transport Ministry.

The Ministry also quoted Russian Minister for Transportation, that the agreement would permit flights to Cairo to continue in February 2018.

Moscow put a stop to civilian air traffic to Egypt in 2015 after militants exploded a bomb on a Russian Metrojet flight.

The tragic incident killed all 224 people on board the flight.

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