Only the official investigation may offer possible theories of the Russian Airbus A321's crash over the Sinai Peninsula, and all other assumptions look like unverified information or conjectures, Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov said.
"Only the investigation may put forward some theories of the accident. We haven't had any statements from the investigation so far," Peskov told journalists in commenting on statements made by high-ranking UK officials suggesting that a bomb on board the plane could have brought it down.
"Any other such assumptions look like, say, unverified information or some conjectures," Peskov said.
The Kremlin spokesman suggested that journalists address the Russian Foreign Ministry for comments on British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond's remark that there existed "a significant possibility that the crash was caused by an explosive device on board the aircraft."
In commenting on the British government\'s decision to suspend flights of British aircraft to and from the Egyptian resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh, Peskov called the move as London's sovereign right.
Asked to clarify whether the Kremlin shares the UK's apprehensions that civilian flights to Sharm el-Sheikh might be dangerous, Peskov replied, "Russian planes are continuing the flights."
A Kogalymavia (Metrojet) A321 en route from Sharm el-Sheikh to St. Petersburg crashed in the northern part of the Sinai Peninsula on October 31. All the 224 passengers and crewmembers on board the plane died in the disaster.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing.
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