US, EU Strike Air Cargo Security Coordination Deal

Law360, New York (June 1, 2012, 4:03 PM EDT) -- The U.S. and the European Union said Friday that they would recognize each other's air cargo security procedures, in a move intended to eliminate duplication of security controls and the use of different methods dependent on the destination of goods.

“We are getting rid of duplication of security controls, while preserving high levels of security. This is a big step forward and it will have a major business impact,” European Commissioner of Transport Siim Kallas said. “Cutting out the duplication of security procedures will mean huge...
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