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business Insider: Egypt minister set to sign deal to resume Russian flights

The 2 countries discussed resuming flights and signed a deal for a nuclear power plant as part of growing bilateral cooperation.
15.12.17 | Interesting article at business Insider

Egypt's aviation minister will travel to Russia to sign protocol agreements as early as Friday to allow the resumption of Russian flights that were suspended after the 2015 bombing of a tourist jet, Egyptian sources and Russia's minister said on Thursday.

Russian President Vladimir Putin met Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo this week to discuss resuming flights and to sign a deal for a nuclear power plant as part of growing bilateral cooperation.

Two Egyptian sources said the minister would leave on Thursday for Russia, but did not confirm the date for signing the agreement.

The two governments may sign a deal on Friday allowing to resume Russian civilian flights, the TASS news agency cited Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov as saying on Thursday.