The European Parliament last week called for a "strict" regulation on the use of Sky Marshals onboard aircraft. MEPs are insisting that weapons "shall not be carried onboard an aircraft, unless the required security conditions have been fulfilled, and authorization has been given by the state granting the operating license to the air carrier concerned." They are demanding prior approval by the state of departure, the state of arrival and, where applicable, "any state which is overflown or ...

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