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Gulf States Express Concern Over US 9/11 Legislation

Gulf Arab states have expressed concern over a bill passed by the U.S. Congress that would allow families of the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks to sue the Saudi government for allegedly supporting terrorism. The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council, of which Saudi Arabia is a key member, said the legislation "contravenes the foundations and principles of relations between states, notably sovereign immunity." The U.S. House of Representatives passed the legislation...

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