MOSCOW, October 25. /TASS/. The new terminal; in Cairo international airport is actually compliant with all aviation security requirements, Russian Minister of Transport Maxim Sokolov said on Tuesday on the air with Rossiya 24 TV Channel.
"Certain items have not yet been implemented but it was done a lot, particularly in the new terminal of Cairo airport, which is nearly fully in line with all international aviation and transport security requirements, except the automatic control system of staff access to airside," the minister said.
Russia has not brought additional requirements to the Egyptian party, Sokolov said. "We formed our position on requirements to transport security as early as by 2016 year beginning. I should note our colleagues are implementing this action plan step-by-step and fairly successfully," the minister added.
Negotiations to resume air traffic between Russia and Egypt are underway from the end of 2015. It was halted in a month after the terrorist act onboard the Russian jet crushed at the Sinai Peninsula on October 31, 2015.