The FBI will review its prior assertions of privilege and identify information appropriate for disclosure, the Justice Department said in a letter to the two federal judges in Manhattan overseeing the case. The FBI said they will disclose such information on a rolling basis as expeditiously as possible.
The FBI's commitment is part of a legal battle launched by families of the 9/11 victims against Saudi Arabia and other countries it believes were accomplices.
Previous US administrations have asserted national security reasons for not releasing certain documents related to the attack. President Biden, however, said Monday that he welcomes a review of those documents.