The one-day visit comes days after alleged Israeli drone strike.
Iran’s president statements contradict Zarif.
"In this region, we do not have a record of antisemitism. People of the region have always hosted – and continue to host – Jews in a warm manner."
“If they met, I don’t know what they said. I hope they were reinforcing America’s foreign policy, not their own,” Mike Pompeo reacted.
Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the US and Iran were "very close to a war" and that, at the moment, the black box of the crashed Ukrainian airliner is not being touched.
It is one of the first major comments in which Iran directly blamed Israel.
The MP told the Iranian Mehr news agency that “a video captured by cameras installed on the tanker show the attack was carried out by the US, the Zionist regime and Saudi Arabia.”
Meanwhile, unconfirmed reports on social media said a number of Iranian websites -- including those of some petrochemical firms -- were under a cyber attack.
The United States has been discussing with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf allies possible responses to an attack on Saudi oil facilities.
Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on Tuesday confirmed two British-Australian women and the Australian boyfriend of one of them had been jailed in Iran.