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November 23, 2016       Share:    


Belgium Takes Tips from Israel on Airport Security

(Reuters) Belgium has launched new security measures at Brussels Airport after suicide bombings there in March, taking inspiration from controls at Ben-Gurion Airport in Israel. At Ben-Gurion, cars are stopped at a checkpoint and given a once-over by guards and cameras that read license plates. Largely unnoticeable monitoring continues all the way to the terminal. Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Security Minister Jan Jambon traveled to Israel this summer and said he was impressed by how "security measures are present but not visible all the time."

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