In the United States, the families of the victims are demanding that President Joe Biden disclose documents related to the attacks. They believe they reveal that the Saudi authorities knew about the attacks in advance.
Stateside the relatives of the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks have been requested by the President Joe Bidenia to stay away from commemorations unless he makes public documents related to the attacks.
British Broadcasting Corporation BBC’s according to nearly 1,800 people have signed a letter urging the president to publish the documents. They are believed to reveal that the Saudi authorities knew about the attacks in advance but did not prevent them.
According to the signatories, the president is not welcome to commemorate in September if he refuses to release documents. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Terrorist organization On September 11, 2001, al-Qaeda hijacked four passenger planes, two of which were directed toward the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York and the third toward the U.S. Department of Defense’s Pentagon administration building. The Pentagon is located in the state of Virginia near the capital city of Washington DC.
A fourth plane crashed into the ground in Pennsylvania. Nearly 3,000 people died in the attacks. Of the 19 terrorists who hijacked the planes, 15 were Saudi citizens. The United States attacked Afghanistan as a result of the attacks.
Commemorative events will be held in New York, Virginia and Pennsylvania.
Victims have sued the Saudi government. Saudi Arabia has denied its involvement in the terrorist attacks.
Relatives have also accused the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Central Criminal Police of the FBI of concealing the information.
Documents have been refused disclosure to national security, citing previous presidents as well George W. Bushin, Barack Obaman and Donald Trumpin during.
Relatives still consider allegations of national security unfounded 20 years after the events.