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Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco Statement on the 22nd Anniversary of the Terrorist Attacks of Sept. 11, 2001

For Immediate Release
Office of Public Affairs

The Justice Department issued the following statement from Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco on the 22nd anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001:

“Twenty two years ago, we lost almost 3,000 of our fellow Americans in what remains the deadliest terrorist attack in our nation’s history. In the years since, the men and women of the Justice Department have worked tirelessly to prevent terrorist attacks before they happen and hold accountable those who engage in violent extremism. The threats our country faces continue to evolve but our commitment to protecting the American people will never waver.”

Updated September 11, 2023

Press Release Number: 23-989