Saudi Arabia has nothing to hide. We can deal with questions in public, but we cannot respond to blank pages.
- Prince Bandar bin Sultan, former Saudi ambassador to the US
Nawaf al- Hazmi and Khalid al- Mihdhar were the first two 9/11 hijackers to enter the United States in January 2000. They were soon? befriended by Saudi national Omar al-Bayoumi , who helped them find an apartment in San Diego, co-signed their lease, and paid their security deposit.
Michael Kellogg is a Washington, DC-based lawyer for the Saudi Arabian government. He told Al Jazeera the allegations against Bayoumi were "carefully examined and rejected" by the 9/11 Commission Report in 2004.