Obama has vetoed the law on claims for Riyadh from September 11


We are talking about the bill that was previously approved by the Senate and Congress, reports Reuters. Its essence lies in the fact that the families of those killed in the attacks, organized by the international terrorist organizations in the United States, have the right to file lawsuits against the States that support them in America.

The Obama administration decided that the law threatens the national security of the United States.

The bill allowed the authorities to seize Bank accounts and assets in other countries in the United States. If the U.S. President signed it into law, Americans who lost relatives in the attacks of September 11, 2001, would be able to bring cases to Saudi Arabia, because of the 19 participants in the September 11 attacks, 15 were citizens of this country. According to unconfirmed reports, the results obtained by held in Congress of the investigation showed that the terrorists received assistance from officials associated with the Saudi authorities. In Saudi Arabia itself these suspicions categorically rejected.

The U.S. Senate approved the bill in may, 9 September, the law successfully passed the vote in the house of representatives.

Earlier, the White house explained that in the case of the adoption of this law, other countries may use it as an excuse to judge American diplomats, military personnel or company.

In April, Riyadh warned the Obama administration and members of Congress that they will go on sale belonging to the Kingdom of American assets worth about $750 billion to prevent them from freezing, if Washington adopts a law that allows you to judge the Saudi government in U.S. courts on charges of involvement in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

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