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SOCHI, May 19. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered deep condolences over the crash of an Egyptian plane, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Thursday.
"The Kremlin and President Putin express deep condolences over the crash of the Egyptian plane," Peskov said.
"Now the circumstances of this crash are being investigated, various reports are coming, there is no full picture," he added.
Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail has not ruled out that a terrorist attack might have been carried out onboard the EgyptAir A320 jet.
Asked by a journalist if he could rule out that terrorists were behind the incident, Sherif said: "We cannot exclude anything at this time or confirm anything. All the search operations must be concluded so we can know the cause."
The A320 plane of EgyptAir airline en route from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radars some 280 kilometers from the Egyptian coast early on Thursday. There were 66 people onboard from 12 countries - 56 passengers, including three children, and ten crew members.