(CBS NEWS) The son-in-law of Osama bin Laden has pleaded not guilty to plotting against Americans in his role as al Qaeda spokesman.

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith entered the plea Friday to one count of conspiracy to kill Americans in federal court in New York.

U.S. prosecutor John P. Cronan said Friday in federal court in New York that Abu Ghaith made an “extensive post-arrest statement” that totaled 22 pages. Cronan gave no details about what Abu Ghaith said.

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