CIA DIRECTOR: DON'T RELEASE "28 PAGES", THEY IMPLICATE SAUDIS

The CIA chief said releasing the 28-page classified document would give ammunition to those who want to tie the terrorist attacks to Saudi Arabia.

John Brennan, the director of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), has said that it would be a mistake to release the 28 classified pages from the 9/11 Commission report because they contain "un-vetted" information that could implicate Saudi Arabia in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

A number of former and current congressmen have called on the White House to declassify the document that sheds light on the Saudi royal family’s possible complicity in the 9/11 attacks.

They say it proves two Saudi nationals who were behind the September 11 incidents received support and assistance from Riyadh while in the United States.

In an interview with NBC News on Sunday, Brennan said, “This chapter was kept out because of concerns about sensitive methods, investigative actions, and the investigation of 9/11 was still underway in 2002.”

The CIA chief said releasing the 28-page classified document would give ammunition to those who want to tie the terrorist attacks to Saudi Arabia.

"I think there's a combination of things that are accurate and inaccurate [in the report]," Brennan said.

"I think the 9/11 Commission took that joint inquiry and those 28 pages or so and followed through on the investigation and then came out with a very clear judgment that there was no evidence that ... Saudi government as an institution or Saudi officials or individuals had provided financial support to al-Qaeda,” he claimed.

The September, 11, 2001 attacks, also known as the 9/11 attacks, were a series of strikes in the US which killed nearly 3,000 people and caused about $10 billion worth of property and infrastructure damage.
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