The White House revealed, on Monday, that the United States has nothing to do with the attack on the Iranian facility, Natanz, at dawn on Sunday, stressing that Washington is focusing on diplomatic discussions this week regarding the Iranian nuclear deal.
American sources told Al-Arabiya correspondent that the Americans did not take any special measures after the operation to protect American soldiers and installations in the Middle East.
He also added, “There are no specific concerns among the Americans about the Iranians targeting soldiers or American interests in the region.”
It is noteworthy that Iran accused Israel earlier today of being behind the attack, vowing to “retaliate” and intensify its nuclear activities at the height of diplomatic efforts to revive the nuclear agreement concluded between Iran and Western powers in 2015.
Meanwhile, the head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization, Ali Akbar Salehi, stressed, according to the official news agency, that “what happened in the Natanz facility was definitely an act of sabotage.”
While Mohsen Rezaei, former commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, hinted on Twitter that the nuclear facilities fire in Natanz indicates the danger of “foreign penetration” of Iran.
Two officials in the Israeli and American intelligence services reported, according to what the “New York Times” reported, that “Israel played a role” in the attack, pointing out that “the strong explosion that occurred may have destroyed the internal electrical system that feeds the centrifuges for enriching uranium underground,” In full. “