The mastermind of the September 11 attacks presents a deal to US authorities at the expense of Saudi Arabia

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) — US media revealed that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the mastermind of the September 11 attacks, expressed his willingness to testify against Saudi Arabia, in exchange for not sentenced to death.

The newspaper “The Wall Street Journal” that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed opened the door to help victims of the attacks in their claim against Saudi Arabia, if the US government to the death sentence at Guantanamo.

The alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks was presented last Friday in a letter sent by his lawyer to the Federal District Court in Manhattan, which examines the collective action against Riyadh by more than 800 relatives of the victims, Of the September 11 attacks.

They have sued Saudi Arabia and accused the authorities of supporting al Qaeda’s terrorist network, which is responsible for the attacks, which claimed the lives of some 3,000 people.

He revealed that the lawyer of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, who is now in the US naval base Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, said in his letter that his client is not currently ready to testify in this case, as the newspaper stresses.

In this context, counsel stated that in the event that “the possibility of a death sentence is not possible, there will be a broader possibility of cooperation.”

In 2016, Congress won a veto by former US President Barack Obama on a draft resolution allowing families of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia. Obama later warned in a letter to legislators that the presidential veto Would have serious consequences for the Pentagon and US forces stationed abroad.

The United States has repeatedly accused Saudi Arabia of turning a blind eye to al-Qaeda’s activities and possibly having contacts with the group, and therefore being held responsible for such terrorist acts.

On the other hand, Riyadh strongly denied involvement, and also announced that it would sell its assets in the United States to prevent its arrest in the event of verdicts for US citizens who filed a case against them.


This article is written and prepared by our foreign editors writing for VOP from different countries around the world – edited and published by VOP staff in our newsroom.

Our Standards, Terms of Use: Standard Terms And Conditions.

Contact us: [email protected]

VOP Today News — Breaking news source, real-time coverage of the world’s events, life, politics, business, finance, economy, markets, war and conflict zones.

Stay connected with VOP Today News on Twitter – VOP Today News on Facebook, also with our online services and never lost the breaking news stories happening around the world.

Support The VOP from as little as $1 – it only takes a minute. Thank you.

We are the Voice of People — the only funding and support we get from people – we are categorically not funded by any political party, any government somewhere or from any grouping that supports certain interests – the only support that makes VOP possible came from you.