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Iran's Zarif says United States "in denial" over attacks on Saudi oil field

The US is "" over on oil installations in Saudi Arabia, Iran's top diplomat said Tuesday, after Washington blamed weekend strikes on Tehran despite Yemeni rebels claiming responsibility. "US is in denial if it thinks that Yemeni victims of 4.5 yrs of the worst war crimes wouldn't do all to strike back," Foreign Minister wrote on Twitter.

Iran's foreign minister said in a tweet on Tuesday that the United States was in denial for suspecting Iran over on Saudi oil facilities, and ignoring that Yemenis were fighting back after years of war against the kingdom.

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday the was reviewing evidence that suggests Iran was behind the attacks on and stands ready to defend its interests and allies in the Middle East.

"US is if it thinks that Yemeni victims of 4.5 yrs of the worst war crimes wouldn't do all to strike back. Perhaps it's embarrassed that $100s of blns of its arms didn't intercept Yemeni fire," Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on his official social media account.

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