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Egypt’s Russian plane probe chief ‘to hold press conference’

November 6, 2015

The chairman of the Egyptian-led probe into the Russian plane crash in Sinai will hold a press conference in Cairo on Saturday at 1500 GMT, the government press centre said.

He is be joined by the civil aviation minister, the statement emailed to reporters said.

But it followed up with a notice saying “it is possible” the conference will be postponed “until further notice”.

Dispatches from AFP concerning freedom of information, censorship and news coverage in regions where independent media is under threat.