Leaked tapes appear to show Zarif claiming that Russia wanted to sabotage the Iran nuclear deal signed in 2015.
"The Zionists want to take revenge because of our progress in the way to lift sanctions... We will not fall into their trap...We will not allow this act of sabotage to affect the nuclear talks."
"Reality check: YOU are destabilizing OUR region. Stop protecting criminals who chainsaw their critics and use YOUR arms to slaughter children in Yemen," Zarif tweeted,
Iran has rejected Trudeau's call to send the "black box" flight recorders from the plane abroad to be decoded. Trudeau said he had repeated that demand on Friday.
Iran is about a week away from a self-set deadline that could lead it to significantly escalate its so far limited violations of the 2015 nuclear deal.
US President Donald Trump said on Monday that he knew that Zarif would be attending, and left the door opened for diplomacy with the Islamic Republic.
Iranian foreign minister called on Muslims to end the tyranny of Israel’s policies in Jerusalem and described Israelis as “terrorists”.
"Under current circumstances and if no action is taken (by the Europeans) we will take the next step (in cutting commitments)," Zarif said.