Saudi Arabia has threatened to sell off U.S. assets of $750 billion


Riyadh warned the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama and members of Congress, that will go on sale belonging to the Kingdom of American assets worth about $750 billion to prevent them from freezing, if Washington will pass a law that allows you to judge the Saudi government in U.S. courts on charges of involvement in the attacks of September 11, 2001, writes The New York Times.

As the newspaper writes, the Obama administration has informed the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Adel al-Jubayr during his visit to Washington. The presidential administration is seeking a lock for this bill in Congress at present, however, the Obama party members have no control over vernuyu or lower chamber of the American Parliament.

The newspaper notes that representatives of the Pentagon and state Department privately held several meetings with American legislators and the discussions warned them about the severe economic and financial consequences of adoption of such a law such a bill as the law allows to impose arrest on Bank accounts and other assets of Saudi Arabia, located on the territory of the United States.