U.S Senate voted to allow 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, but unsecured Americans abroad


The U.S Senate has approved a new law, which would allow the victims of 9/11 and their relatives to sue against Saudi Arabia due to its alleged involvement in the 11th September 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States.

This new approved bill from the U.S Senate would also initiate a new diplomatic firestorm. Point to be noted that the U.S Senators has approved the Justice against the Sponsors of Terrorism Act with one voice and now it would be presented in the U.S House of Representatives. The White House Administration had stated multiple times that the U.S President Barak Obama had visited Saudi Arabia in the month of April to calm-down the growing tension and he is against the law due to it would postpone the set of guidelines of dominant freedom.

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A spokesman of the White House, Josh Earnest issued a statement that the President of the United States is continuously safeguarding serious concerns that this new law would make accessible to the United States in the other court systems in the world. He further explained that the United States is more bounded internationally in various fields than any country in the world, especially in humanitarian operations and peacekeeping. He added that it would also put American at more risk for working abroad. After the final approval by the U.S House of Representatives, this law would permit the families and relatives of the victims of 9/11 to file a case in the U.S federal court against foreign governments, especially against Saudi Arabia.

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