"I spoke to the President over the last several days, and President Trump told me that if Iran does anything at all to the negative, they will pay a price like few countries have ever paid before", Bolton said in a statement Monday morning.
President Trump warned Iran Sunday night that it better not continue threatening the United States or the country "will suffer consequences".
Mr Pompeo, in a speech to a largely Iranian-American audience in California, dismissed Mr Rouhani and Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, as "polished front men for the ayatollahs' global con artistry".
The tweet follows an apparent warning issued by Iran's President in which he said Americans "must understand that war with Iran is the mother of all wars and peace with Iran is the mother of all peace".
"Do not play with the lion's tail or else you will regret it", Rouhani said in a televised speech in Iran's capital Tehran.
Prior to Pompeo's speech on Sunday, Iranian President Hasan Rouhani warned Trump not to escalate tensions with Iran, saying a confrontation with Iran would be the "mother of all wars". The U.S.is "undertaking a diplomatic and financial pressure campaign to cut off the funds that the regime uses to enrich itself and support death and destruction", Pompeo said.
Netanyahu lobbied hard to have the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers cancelled, and Trump withdrew the United States from the agreement in May.
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While Trump isn't a position to get re-elected until 2020, the president's idea of stoking Iran for a boost in poll numbers could certainly be on his mind.
The missile, Hatami said, had reached the mass-production stage despite US-led sanctions targeting Iran's missile industry.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a joint press conference with Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz following a meeting on July 4, 2018 at the Chancellery in Vienna.
Speaking on a recent conference call with journalists, a senior State Department official said the USA wanted to deter Tehran from developing nuclear and ballistic weapons and supporting terrorism.
Earlier, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo launched his own rhetorical assault on Iran's leaders, promising unspecified backing for Iranians unhappy with their government.
Although Iran and European signatories have been scrambling to save the deal, many Western companies and banks have stopped doing business in Iran amid fears they could be targeted by a reapplication of USA sanctions.