Trump suggests Iran shares some blame for terror attacks

Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has rejected US President, Donald Trump's condolence message for deadly terrorist attacks in Tehran.

The ISIS terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the fatal attacks in Tehran.

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the attacks would have "no effect" on the country.

Strongly condemning the terrorist attacks, the embassy said that since its establishment, Iran has witnessed many painful events, APA reported. "Iranian people reject such United States claims of friendship", Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif tweeted Thursday.

The US state department condemned the attack, saying "the depravity of terrorism has no place in a peaceful civilised world".

Two teams of attackers armed with guns and explosives targeted the Parliament building and the mausoleum in apparently coordinated attacks that occurred within an hour of each other.

In a statement on Thursday, the ministry said it will soon release the names and pictures of the gunmen involved in the terrorist attacks, all of whom were killed on Wednesday.

The embassy also pointed to the presidential election recently held in Iran in safe conditions with the participation of more than 73 percent of the population. Iran's Revolutionary Guards accused Saudi Arabia, its regional rival, of supporting the attack. The jihadi group has increased its propaganda output aimed at Iranians and Persian speakers this year, including a video in March that called on Iran's Sunnis to take up arms against Iran's Shiite elite. Their statement, according to a Financial Times translation and annotation, read: "This terrorist act took place a week after a joint meeting between the USA president and head of a reactionary regional country [Saudi Arabia] which has been a constant supporter of terrorism".

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