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 Ukraine’s Ministry of Transport representative finds no risks to flights in Sharm el-Sheikh airport

Inspection of the airport in Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt) carried out by the State Aviation Service of Ukraine has not found serious risks for airlines and passengers, which could lead to cessation of flights to this airport.

Acting Chairman of the State Aviation Administration Eduard Diomin said in an interview to Interfax-Ukraine, Censor.NET report.

"Our inspector has arrived there. He is carrying out negotiations there at the level of the aviation authorities of Egypt. He was granted full access. He reported yesterday that he had examined everything he should. In general, taking into consideration his report, the facts he has learned complies with the aviation security standards and he has found no problems there," Diomin said.

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Asked how the security of Ukrainian tourists in Egypt may be ensured without cessation of flights, Diomin said that, in particular, the mentioned inspection was in charge of this as well as the work with the airlines should be carried out in this field so that they increased aviation security standards inside.

It was reported earlier that the Russian Metrojet A321 flying from Sharm el-Sheikh to St. Petersburg crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula near El Arish city killing all 224 passengers.

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