The attack on the airliner A321 tantamount to an attack on the country, announced Sergey Lavrov. The head of the Foreign Ministry announced that Russia will undertake all measures for its own defense.
At a press conference following the meeting with the Lebanese colleague Gibran Basil by the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov commented on the A321 catastrophe in Egypt. He stressed that the killing of Patriotic citizens the government sees as an attack on the country, informs "Interfax".
"Conventionally, our actions. As the President noted, they will be based on article 51 of the UN Charter. This article implies the right of any state to individual or collective self-defence if attacked, and a terrorist act over the Sinai Peninsula was attacked directly by the domestic natives, which is equivalent to the attack on the state", - said the head of the Foreign Ministry.
He stressed that Russia will implement the right to defend themselves by all available means - both political and military. Lavrov announced that the government officially appealed to all countries to assist in obtaining any information that will help to find the perpetrators of the terrorist act and bring them to justice.
According to the Minister, that a number of States special services have already responded to it, according to TASS. "With regard to the specific response due to the likely evidence, data, information about where could be the individuals involved in this terrorist attack, these responses partly have already received special services, this information must not be public", - he added.
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