Germany has deported an accomplice of the 11 September terrorist attacks on the United States to his home country of Morocco. Mounir al-Motassadeq was convicted in 2003 of being a member of a terrorist organization and of helping al-Qaida members, including, Mohamed Atta, the alleged pilot of one of the hijacked 9/11 planes, and other suicide pilots to help plot the attacks on New York and Washington. After almost 15 years in prison in Germany, al-Motassadeq was deported on 15 October to Morocco. German officials confirmed he was flown out by plane from Frankfurt airport and if he ever returns to Germany, he would be arrested.
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