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    Russia's Worst Air Accident: A321 Crashes in Sinai (273)
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    On Wednesday, the UK government concluded that the Russian A321 passenger plane, en route from Sharm el-Sheikh to St. Petersburg, might have crashed on October 31 due to a bomb explosion, and suspended all flights to and from the Egyptian city until additional security measures were taken.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and UK Prime Minister David Cameron discussed in a phone call on Thursday the investigation of a recent Russian plane crash in Egypt as well as joint efforts in fight against terrorism, the Kremlin press service said.

    "The leaders exchanged views on the situation with regard to the crash of a Russian plane on the Sinai Peninsula. Putin stressed that it was vital to rely solely on information provided by official investigation while commenting on possible causes of the incident," the press service said in a statement.

    Earlier in the day, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Russia hopes the United Kingdom will provide data to back recent statements that the Russian airliner crash in Egypt was likely caused by a terrorist attack.

    "The sides also discussed issues of joint fight against global terrorism," the statement said.

    Several major international airlines, specifically, Air France, Flydubai, Lufthansa, Air Arabia and Emirates, announced decisions to suspend their flights over the Sinai Peninsula after the crash.

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