Saudi Arabia pressures Donald Trump to remove law allowing 9/11 victims to sue

Saudi Arabia pressures Donald Trump to remove law allowing 9/11 victims to sue
 

The majority of the 19 hijackers involved in 9/11 were from Saudi Arabia, with the remaining four from Lebanon, the UAE and Egypt. 
Barack Obama introduced a law during the last year of his presidency which allowed victims to sue the Saudi government for its role in the attack.
The law, named the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, held governments responsible for the actions of their citizens against US nationals.
Just under 3,000 people died in the 2001 atrocity, which saw hijackers crash planes into the North and South Twin Towers in New York and the Pentagon in Virginia. ... read more

 
20 March 2017 in World News, Views: 46
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