The President is under pressure from the survivors and the families of the victims, who believe that Saudi Arabia has helped the al-Qaeda attackers.
US President Joe Biden has instructed the Department of Justice and other agencies to begin a six-month period of declassified documents related to the FBI’s investigation into the September 11, 2001 attack.
Friday’s operation was a few days before the 20th anniversary of Al-Qaida’s attack and 9/11 survivors, first responders and family member Out of nearly 3,000 victims, wrote an article Sternly worded letter To the president. They accuse the United States of deliberately keeping these documents secret-they say these documents prove that Saudi government officials helped al-Qaeda attackers.
“When I ran for president, I promised to ensure the transparency of the decryption of documents related to the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001. Biden said in a statement on Friday that we are about to usher in the 20th anniversary of that tragic day. On the occasion, I am fulfilling this promise.
“Today, I signed an executive order instructing the Department of Justice and other relevant agencies to oversee the declassified review of documents related to the FBI investigation on September 11. The executive order requires the Attorney General to publicly release declassified documents within the next six months. .”
In their August letter, about 1,700 people were directly affected by the September 11 attacks, calling on Biden to skip the commemoration next week unless he releases the documents.
The letter said: “Since the conclusion of the 9/11 Committee in 2004, a lot of investigative evidence has been found showing that Saudi government officials support the attack.”
“Through multiple administrations, the Department of Justice and the FBI have actively sought to keep this information confidential and prevent the American people from learning the full truth about the 9/11 attacks,” it said.
Biden’s Department of Justice opened up a Review Shortly after this letter was sent, part of a confidential document.
The families of the September 11 victims have long sought U.S. government documents concerning whether Saudi Arabia assisted or funded any of the 19 people associated with Al Qaeda in the devastating attack.
Al-Qaeda agents crashed three commercial jets into the World Trade Center in New York and the twin towers of the Pentagon outside Washington, DC. The fourth hijacked aircraft believed to be targeting the U.S. Capitol crashed in an oil field in Pennsylvania.
Fifteen of the 19 hijackers were from Saudi Arabia. The US government committee found no evidence that Saudi Arabia directly funded Al Qaeda. Whether individual Saudi officials may possess this is still inconclusive.
Saudi Arabia is Prosecute The families of approximately 2,500 victims and more than 20,000 injured, businesses and various insurance companies received billions of dollars in compensation.