Zarif: Saudi Destabilization Accusations against Iran "Irony"

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Jawad Zarif speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels. A European diplomat close to the Iran nuclear deal says EU foreign ministers are expected to call for the acco

The Lebanese envoy to the Arab League, Antoine Azzam, made carefully weighed comments at the meeting that reflected his country's delicate religious and ethnic balance.

Lebanese president Michel Aoun, a Hizbollah ally, said Lebanon can not accept suggestions that its government is a partner in acts of terrorism.

Foreign ministers of the Arab League convened an extraordinary meeting to discuss "Iran's interventions in the region" upon the request of Saudi Arabia in Cairo on Sunday.

"Iran created agents in the region, such as the Houthi and Hezbollah militias, in total disregard for all global principles", said al-Jubeir.

This month alone, Saudi Arabia and its allies have accused Iran of having a hand in the attempted Houthi missile attack on Riyadh; an alleged Hezbollah assassination plot that supposedly compelled pro-Saudi Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri to flee to Saudi Arabia and resign amid unclear circumstances; and an explosion and fire at a major oil pipeline in Bahrain.

Earlier, Ahmed Aboul-Gheit, the head of the Arab League, which comprises 22 Sunni-dominated states in the Middle East and North Africa, made similar remarks, accusing Iran of fomenting sectarianism, and developing potentially destabilizing missile technology. On Saturday, Mr Hariri was in Paris, where he met French president Emmanuel Macron.

He said his country was targeted by a total of 80 ballistic missiles fired by Yemen's Shiite rebels since the kingdom in 2015 formed and led a coalition to fight them alongside forces loyal to the internationally recognized government there.

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The Arab foreign ministers issued a statement at the end of its meeting on the sidelines of the Arab League's ad hoc meeting Sunday in which it condemned the Iranian regimes supplying missiles to Houthi rebels in Yemen, who in turn used the weapons against Saudi Arabia, according to Sky News.

Aoun has accused Saudi Arabia of holding Hariri hostage.

Lebanese foreign minister Gebran Bassil -a member of the Hizbollah-allied Free Patriotic Movement and the Lebanese president's son-in-law - did not attend the Cairo meeting. Saudi Arabia and Hariri both deny those accusations.

A source close to Hariri said that meeting aimed to "continue the series of Arab and global consultations".

The resolution came amid soaring tensions between regional arch-rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran, Shiite Hezbollah´s backer.

Gheit emphasized that the liberation of the region from violence and sectarianism is based on changing Iran's approach to the Arab world.

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