U.s. Pledges Early Review Of Air Security "blacklist"

U.S. pledges early review of air security

ACCRA (Reuters) - The United States will review soon a list of countries whose air travelers are subject to tighter screening and could remove nations like Nigeria if they are no longer deemed to be security threats, a U.S. official said.

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