SOCHI, November 10. /TASS/. The Kremlin has no comments to offer regarding media rumors Russia rejected US and British assistance in investigating the A321 passenger jet crash over the Sinai Peninsula.
"We’ve said more than once that any reaction to rumours quoting anonymous sources is impossible. We will not make any response this time, too," presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in reply to a question.
He remarked that the affair had triggered too many various rumors, speculations, etc.
An A321 passenger jet of Russia’s Kogalymavia air carrier (flight 9268) bound to St. Petersburg crashed on October 31 some 30 minutes after the takeoff from Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh.
It fell down 100 kilometers south of the administrative center of North Sinai Governorate, the city of Al-Arish. The plane was carrying 217 passengers and seven crew members. There were four Ukrainian and one Belarusian nationals among the passengers. None of them survived.