The United States has sent a team of experts to Yemen to help screen U.S.-bound air cargo following a plot to mail bombs to U.S. destinations.
U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) chief John Pistole told the CBS Early Show Monday that the U.S. is working with its international partners to increase defenses against a "determined enemy."
He said the TSA team in Yemen will provide training, equipment and expertise to examine cargo shipments at Sanaa airport.
Yemens aviation authority says it is tightening security at all of its airports.
Despite the increased precaution, Germany has extended its ban on air freight from Yemen.
Officials say two parcels intercepted last week that were addressed to synagogues in Chicago may have been designed to blow up airplanes.
Yemeni authorities are searching for the suspected bomb-maker, whom U.S. officials have identified as Ibrahim Hasan al-Asiri of al-Qaidas Yemen branch.
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