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Nearly a hundred people flew evacuation flights from Cairo to Moscow

Plane with 95 passengers on Board took off on Wednesday from Cairo international airport to Moscow, evacuating those wishing to leave Egypt, told RIA Novosti head of the consular Department of the Russian Embassy in Cairo Yusup Abakarov.

Board the Egyptian airline EgyptAir flew on Wednesday from Cairo at 10.55 local time (11.55 GMT). Landing in airport "Domodedovo" it is expected around 15: 30 GMT.

"The plane 95 passengers: among them are Russians, and also citizens of Egypt and Uzbekistan," said Abakarov.

He noted that ten passengers were included in the humanitarian list due to the fact that they have various chronic diseases.

There were several evacuation flights: from 26 to 29 March organized by the Embassy of the Russian Federation, the flights of the airline "Belavia" was taken from the Egyptian resorts of Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada to Moscow more than 2 thousand people, including citizens of CIS countries. The first of may and 10 June, the EgyptAir flight was evacuated to Moscow from Cairo more than 360 passengers.

Russia on the background of the pandemic coronavirus as of March 27, stopped regular and Charter flights with other countries. With the exception of export routes, as well as the cargo, postal, health and humanitarian flights, stretches of empty planes to maintenance, transit flights with a landing to refuel (crew change) on the territory of the country and the flights carried out by separate decisions of the government of the Russian Federation.

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