Mansoor Ijaz, former mediator between Sudan and the U.S., revealed: “In order to relax the economic sanctions weighing on Sudan, President Omar Hassan Ahmed Bashir offered to extradite Osama bin Laden to Saudi Arabia or seize bin Laden’s economic network in Sudan. In February 1996, several Sudanese officials visited the United States to press their case. …The Sudanese offer was renewed in 1997 and 1998. Mansoor Ijaz affirms that the U.S. authorities again refused all offers of help from Sudan, even when Sudan’s intelligence services offered to hand over dossiers compiled on bin Laden.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Jean-Charles Brisard and Guillaume Dasquie, Forbidden Truth, Page 51