Iran foreign minister dismisses Trump's tweet that Tehran behind attack on U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

(Reuters) - The Iranian foreign minister on Thursday denied claims by US President Donald Trump that Iran was behind the recent rocket attack on the US embassy in Baghdad.
"If you put your own citizens abroad at risk, attention will not be diverted from catastrophic domestic failures," tweeted Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.
Trump said on Twitter on Wednesday, without providing evidence, that the missiles that landed in Baghdad's heavily fortified green zone in an attack on the US embassy came from Iran and "we hear gossip about additional attacks against Americans in Iraq".
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“Some friendly health advice to Iran: If an American is killed, I will hold Iran accountable. Think about it, ”said Trump.
The Iraqi military blamed an "outlaw group" for the attack, which caused minor damage.
On Wednesday, senior US national security officials agreed on a number of options that should be presented to Trump to prevent an attack on US military or diplomatic personnel in Iraq, a senior government official told Reuters, without promising the content of the options describe or say whether they included military intervention.
(dubai.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com; editing by Michael Perry)
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