Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is denying his nation would interfere with the coming U.S. presidential election also claims that his administration does not have a taste at the race.
The meeting took place in New York, which Zarif visited last week to attend meetings in the United Nations.
After”Meet the Press” moderator Chuck Todd noted that U.S. intelligence comprised Iran one of the nations trying to interfere with the U.S. electionZarif responded, “We do not have a taste on your election to intervene because election.”
“We do not interfere in the internal affairs of another nation,” Zarif said afterward. “But there’s a cyber warfare happening.”
The Iranian official mentioned Stuxnet, a computer virus that’s widely thought to be a joint production of the U.S. and Israel and can be blamed for disrupting tens of thousands of Iranian centrifuges in a bid to harm its nuclear plan.
“The United States began that cyber warfare, together with assaulting our atomic facilities in a really dangerous, reckless way that could have murdered countless people. You recall Stuxnet?” Zarif said.
He added: “So there’s a cyber warfare… and Iran is engaged in that cyber warfare. However, the United — any war the United States begins, it will not have the ability to finish.”