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    Russian Inspectors Set to Check Security at Egyptian Airports

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    Transport Minister said that Russian experts will travel to Egypt in the next 2-3 days to inspect security at the country's airports.

    ROME (Sputnik) Russian experts will travel to Egypt in the next 2-3 days to inspect security at the country's airports, Russia's Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov said Friday.

    "It will be a delegation of Russian experts in the area of flight security, including officials from Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency [Rosaviatsia]. I am sure it will happen in the next 2-3 days," Sokolov told reporters.

    Russia suspended flights to and from Egypt last fall after a Russian airliner crashed in the Sinai desert on October 31 while flying from the resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh to St. Petersburg killing all 224 people on board the plane.

    Militants affiliated with the Daesh terror group, outlawed in Russia, claimed responsibility for what they said was a planted bomb attack.

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