Former Saudi officials to be questioned about alleged links to 9/11 attackers
- Depositions to form part of US families’ long-running case
- Fifteen of 19 hijackers in 2001 were Saudi nationals
Former Saudi officials will be questioned about their alleged links to the 9/11 attacks in court depositions this month by lawyers acting for families of the victims, who view it as a breakthrough in efforts to prove a link between Riyadh and the hijackers.
The families are seeking to prove that Saudi nationals helped support two of the 9/11 hijackers, Khalid al-Mihdhar and Nawaf al-Hazmi, in southern California in the months leading up to the attacks – and that support was coordinated by a diplomat in the Saudi embassy in Washington.Continue reading...
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