The world trade center towers in new York during the terrorist attack, 11 September 2001
Committee on intelligence of the house of representatives unveiled on Friday, July 15, the closed part of the official report on the attacks of September 11, 2001, which consists of 28 pages and remained classified since 2002, according to Reuters.
As specifies Bloomberg, the published document shows that a number of citizens of Saudi Arabia associated with the government of this country, help with money, some members of the attack.
White house spokesman Josh Ernest at a press briefing on Friday stated that 28 pages of the report contain no evidence that the government of Saudi Arabia played any role in those attacks.
Even before the publication of the report a member of the intelligence Committee, Adam Schiff told NBC News that those who expect that these pages contain sensational insights will be disappointed.
Almost all 838-page report on the September 11 attacks were published in 2002, but 28 pages were classified by then U.S. President George W. Bush, who stated that the disclosure of the information contained therein may hinder the investigation of the attacks.
While Saudi Arabia has repeatedly stated that it would welcome the declassification of remaining pages, as this will allow it “to respond to any allegations in a clear and convincing manner,” notes NBC News.
September 11, 2001, 19 terrorists (15 were citizens of Saudi Arabia) hijacked four passenger aircraft. Two of them crashed into the world trade center towers in new York, another plane crashed into the Pentagon. The last plane crashed near the city of Shanksville when passengers attempt to neutralize terrorists who had occupied it. The victims of the terrorist attacks 2974 people.
Saudi authorities have denied involvement in the September 11 attacks.