Russian official: all flights to Egypt should be suspended

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Handout pictures released on November 5, 2015 by Russia's Emergency Ministry shows the wreckage and fuselage of a A321 Russian airliner in Wadi al-Zolomat, a mountainous area of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. Russian airline Kogalymavia's flight 9268 crashed en route from Sharm el-Sheikh to Saint Petersburg on October 31, killing all 224 people on board, the vast majority of them Russian tourists.

RUSSIA — Flights from Russia to Egypt should be suspended until it’s clear what brought down Metrojet Flight 9268, said Alexander Bortnikov, the head of Russia’s Federal Security Service, in a committee meeting aired Friday on Russian state TV.

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