LONDON (Sputnik) — UK Prime Minister David Cameron and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed during a phone conversation Thursday to keep in close touch on the investigation of the Russian plane crash in Egypt, the prime minister's office said in a statement.
"The Prime Minister and President Putin agreed we face a common threat from terrorism. The President expressed his thanks for the call and his understanding for our concern for the safety of British citizens. They agreed to keep in close touch as the investigation progressed," the statement reads.
On October 31, an Airbus A321 operated by Russian airline Kogalymavia, crashed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. All 224 people on board were killed in what has become the largest civil aviation disaster in Russian and Soviet history.