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    EgyptAir MS804 Passenger Jet Disappears Over Mediterranean Sea (67)
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    French presidential office said that Francois Hollande spoke to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah Sisi following the disappearance of the MS804 EgyptAir passenger plane and pledged cooperation to establish the circumstances.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) French President Francois Hollande spoke to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah Sisi following the disappearance of the MS804 EgyptAir passenger plane and pledged cooperation to establish the circumstances, the French presidential office said in a statement on Thursday.

    "The President of the Republic has contacted Egyptian President Sisi on the disappearance this night of an EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo. The sides agreed to cooperate closely to establish the circumstances surrounding the disappearance as soon as possible," the statement read.

    Francois Hollande will hold an interdepartmental ministerial meeting on Thursday over the disappearance of EgyptAir flight MS-804 over the Mediterranean Sea.

    Egypt Air Flight MS804 departed from the Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris at 23:09 GMT. The aircraft headed for Cairo International Airport. According to the airline, there were a total of 66 people on board the plane, including 56 passengers.

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