Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks during a news conference in Tehran on Monday. Photo: Reuters

US allies too ‘ashamed’ to join Gulf defence force, Iran says

  • Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif confirmed he had turned down an offer to meet US President Donald Trump last month
  • He went on to blame the US for all the world’s tensions, asking how it could lead such a coalition. ‘An arsonist cannot be a fireman,’ he said.
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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks during a news conference in Tehran on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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