Iran blames Saudi for promoting 'terrorism' in its borders

"The claim of forming a coalition against Daesh is a lie; of course, Americans are against 'an uncontained Daesh, ' but if anyone would want to truly destroy Daesh, they [Americans] will counter them", he said, using an Arabic acronym for the group.

Khamenei said the USA and its allies' engagement in the Middle East to fight terrorism is a "lie" and referred to them as "the source of instability in the Middle East".

According to Xinhua, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Tehran has information on Saudi's support to terrorists groups in its eastern and western borders.

Last month, the US Senate's Foreign Relations Committee voted in favor of legislation that would authorize Trump to impose new sanctions on Iran over its missile program, which Tehran has repeatedly said is defensive.

The letter said the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps is a tool that exports extremist Iranian ideology and spreads terrorism in the world by supporting extremist militias with arms, money, and people.

In the meantime, deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brig.

"They did not come from Iran". He also worked as a lecturer at Aliman University, which was headed by Abdelmajid Alzandani, who also appears on USA lists of terrorist supporters.

"Mohammad Javad Zarif made the statement at the opening ceremony of the Oslo Forum in Norway's capital on Tuesday, also attended by European Union foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, and former U.S. secretary of state John Kerry, IRNA reported".

Daesh, which draws its ideology from Saudi-inspired Wahhabism, claimed responsibility for twin attacks in Tehran on June 7 which left 17 people dead and 56 others wounded.

Iran's intelligence ministry said the attackers were Iranians who had joined ISIS in Iraq and Syria and returned home to carry out the attack.

Press TV reported that a bomber's explosive vest had also been discovered and deactivated in the vicinity of the mausoleum adding that an ambulance belonging to the Welfare Organization of Iran was targeted when terrorists fired 16 bullets at the vehicle at the mausoleum.

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