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Iran's supreme leader: US pursuing its own interests amid worries of safety in Gulf waterways

In this picture released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader on Saturday, May 16, 2015, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks in a meeting in Tehran, Iran.  Iran's supreme leader said Saturday the U.S. only is pursuing its own interests amid worries about safety in the waterways of the Persian Gulf, just after U.S. President Barack Obama hosted Arab leaders at Camp David to assuage their security concerns. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)

In this picture released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader on Saturday, May 16, 2015, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks in a meeting in Tehran, Iran. Iran's supreme leader said Saturday the U.S. only is pursuing its own interests amid worries about safety in the waterways of the Persian Gulf, just after U.S. President Barack Obama hosted Arab leaders at Camp David to assuage their security concerns. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)  (The Associated Press)

Iran's supreme leader says the U.S. is pursuing its own interests amid worries about safety in Gulf waterways.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's comments Saturday come after U.S. President Barack Obama hosted Arab leaders at Camp David to assuage their security worries as diplomats work toward a final deal with Iran over its contested nuclear program. They also come after Iranian forces seized a ship and fired on another.

Khamenei's website quoted him as saying: "What is the U.S.' business? The U.S. is after its own interests and it will make the region insecure."

The site also quoted him as saying: "We are neighbors; the security of the Persian Gulf is in all our interests. If it is safe, we benefit. If it is not safe, it will be insecure for all."