Tehran (IP) - The Spokesman of the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that the claims of the Wall Street Journal that Iran is preparing for war on one of the region's countries are malicious.

Iran PressIran News: Nasser Kanani said on Wednesday that such biased news was made by some Western and Israeli circles to wage Iranophobia and destroy the current peaceful relations with the region's counters that were getting stronger.

Kanani said the Islamic Republic of Iran was seriously pursuing its relations with the regional countries based on mutual respect and good neighborliness. 

In a report on Tuesday, Wall Street Journal claimed that Saudi Arabia shared some information with the US about an imminent attack on some targets on its soil.

The paper also claimed that the US army and other forces based in the Middle East increased alert levels.