Saudi Arabia prime suspect behind recent terrorist attacks in Tehran: Iranian official

Iran says Saudi backing militants

"President Trump is trying to change the nationality post-mortem of 15 of the 19 September 11 suicide bombers, or of every other suicide bomber that attacked U.S. soil or any Western country over the past 20 years", he said.

Though the crown prince did not elaborate on his remarks, analysts say it can not be anything other than doing terrorist activities inside Iran.

The Leader hailed efforts by the Iranian negotiating team, particularly Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, stressing that the officials who were in charge of negotiating the accord are entirely trustworthy but some of the other parties should not have been trusted.

He reportedly told high-ranking Iranian officials the the USA and its "agents are the source of instability in the Middle East... who created Islamic State?"

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"The American government is against an independent Iran", he told the semi-official Fars news agency, says The Independent.

The Slovakian foreign minister, for his part, extended condolences to Zarif over the recent terrorist attacks on Tehran which killed 17 people and injured 52 others.

Iran and the United States cut diplomatic ties shortly after Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution and enmity to Washington has always been a rallying point for hardline supporters of Khamenei in Iran.

Iran and the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council - the United States, France, Britain, Russia and China - plus Germany signed the mammoth agreement in July 2015 and started implementing it in January 2016. "They have problems with the existence of Islamic Republic of Iran.Most of our problems with them can not be resolved", the semi-official Fars news agency quoted him as saying.

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His comments come after a top Iranian general claimed the Islamic Republic had evidence the US was directly supporting the group.

"America is a terrorist country and backs terrorism. therefore, we can not normalize ties with such country", he said. High on the list of reasons for breaking ties, Saudi Arabia named Qatar's friendly ties with Iran and Hamas.

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain broke off relations with Qatar on 5 June, accusing the small but oil-rich emirate of supporting "terrorism" and being too close to Iran, which is Riyadh's regional rival. During the Barack Obama era, Iran enjoyed the opportunity to fill the vacuum in the Middle East after the White House abandoned its traditional allies, like Turkey and Saudi Arabia.

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