The President of Russia Vladimir Putin approved that the collapse of domestic passenger liner Airbus 321 on the North of the Sinai Peninsula was caused by a terrorist act aboard an improvised explosive device with power up to 1,5 kg in a trotyl equivalent.
The leader of the country stressed that Russia will continue the pursuit of terrorists around the world and strengthen its attacks against the positions of terrorists from grouping "Islamic state" operating in Syria.
After discussions with the head of the FSB Alexander Bortnikov, the Russian President Vladimir Putin made a statement regarding the crash of a domestic airliner Airbus 321 on the North of the Sinai Peninsula. The head of the Russian secret services has approved that the plane crash was the result of a terrorist act on Board detonated hand-made explosive device with power up to 1,5 kg in a trotyl equivalent.
The President emphasized that the perpetrators of the attack will be found and punished, as other attacks. "Russia is not in first encounters with a ruthless terrorist offences, often without any visible circumstances, external or internal, as with the explosion at the railway station in Volgograd in late 2013. We are no one and nothing is forgotten" - quoted TASS the head of the country.
"The killing of our people at Sinai is among the most bloodiest in the number of victims of offences. And we won't wipe the tears from our soul and heart. It will stay with us forever. But it won't hurt us to detect and punish the criminals", - announced Vladimir Putin. Anyone who has tried or wants to help the terrorists should remember the grave consequences that this will inevitably lead, he warned.
Vladimir Putin also entrusted with domestic intelligence agencies focus on finding implicated in the terrorist attack on Board a passenger liner, which, in particular, to benefit from the support of foreign services. "I ask the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation to appeal to all our partners. We plan in the course of this work, including for search and punishment of criminals, to all of our friends," said the President.
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