Germany Wants EU to Act on Air Freight Bombs

Germany wants the European Union to introduce new security measures against militant attacks via air freight to help improve a patchwork of different rules around the world, officials said on Wednesday. “The EU summit in mid-December should then decide on proposals for a package of EU-wide measures,” said the source.

Officials in the US urge the Department of Homeland Security to apply a “risk rating” system to prevent dangerous goods from entering the country also to cargo arriving by air.

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