Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the lead defendant on September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States, is ready to make a deal. This became known to The Wall Street Journal.
Mohammed agrees to help the relatives of the victims of terrorist attacks in a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia. In return, he demands that the US government abandoned its plans to seek the death penalty for him. In the documents referred to by the publication, he promised “much broader cooperation” in fulfilling this condition.
The families of the victims accuse Riyadh of supporting terrorists, but the government denies involvement in the terrorist attacks. As part of the trial, they insisted on the need to take statements from three of the five accused.
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed — the main accused in the ongoing trial in Guantanamo Bay in the case of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, in the United States. In 2003, he was captured during a special operation in Pakistan and held for 3.5 years in one of the CIA’s secret network prisons, where he was subjected to cruel interrogation methods, and in 2006, he was transferred to Guantanamo Bay.
September 11, 2001, in the United States there was the largest terrorist attack in modern history. Two aircraft crashed into the towers of the world trade center in New York, the third fell on the Pentagon building, and another crashed near the city of Shanksville, Pennsylvania. As a result, 2,976 people were killed, and more than 4,000 were wounded.