Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made the comments on Thursday during an interview with CNN. Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iranian Foreign Minister, via 'The Washington Post' Zarif's statements follow new U.S. sanctions imposed on Iran by the Trump Administration on Wednesday. Both the U.S. and Saudi Arabia continue to weigh their retaliation options for the drone and missile attack on Saudi oil fields. Zarif reiterated Iran's denial of their involvement in the attack. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the region and responded to Zarif's comments. Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, via 'The Washington Post' Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, via 'The Washington Post' Houthi rebels in Yemen claimed responsibility shortly after the explosions that ignited the Saudi oil fields. A Saudi military spokesman told reporters on Wednesday that the "attack did not originate from Yemen." President Trump remains calm about the possibility of war with Iran. President Trump, via 'The Washington Post'