The U.S. government on Saturday released an FBI note confirming Riyadh’s involvement in the September 11, 2001 attacks by al – Qaeda, but did not provide the expected evidence for the families of the victims prosecuting Saudi Arabia. Of the 19 hijackers who hijacked four planes, two were shot down in the twin towers of the World Trade Center, killing nearly 3,000 people and 15 Saudis.
The newly announced note, on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, dated April 4, 2016, underscores the connection between Omar al-Baomi, a suspected Saudi agent in California, and Nawaf al-Hashimi, one of the kidnappers. Hasmi and Khalid al-Mihtar are suspected of providing him with logistical assistance. This document is based on interviews conducted in 2009 and 2015, and its identity is in the file, describing the contacts of Umar al-Bayomi and his meetings with Nawaf al-Hasmi and Khalid al-Mihtar. Attacks. It shows stronger ties than the two already known relations between the conservative Imam of the Los Angeles Mosque and Fahad al-Tumairi, who were recognized by the Saudi consulate in the late 1990s.
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