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21 November 2017, 12:54 | Simon Arnold
Lebanese Foreign Minister Jibran Bassil was absent and was instead represented by Lebanon's permanent representative to the Arab League, Antoine Azzam.
Bahrain's foreign minister, Sheikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, urged strong action by the Arab League against Iran.
They warned Iran not to interfere in the internal affairs of the region and stressed that Tehran should halt its support for Houthi rebels and Hezbollah in Lebanon.
In a resolution long on criticism but short on concrete steps, Arab foreign ministers who met in Cairo Sunday delivered a tirade of criticism against Iran and its Lebanese proxy Hezbollah, saying Tehran was destabilizing the region.
The League ministers affirmed Riyadh´s right to defend its territory and said they would support all legitimate procedures it might take "against these Iranian violations".
Jubeir said the Arab Peace Initiative would normalize relations between Israel and Arab states.
This latest flare up between Saudi Arabia and Iran was sparked by a November 4 incident in which Iranian-supported Houthi rebels in Yemen fired a ballistic missile at Riyadh's worldwide airport.
Saudi Arabia has accused Tehran of involvement in the firing of a ballistic missile at Riyadh this month by Yemen's Iran-allied rebels.
Earlier Sunday, Abul Gheit said the missile fired at Riyadh was made in Iran.
In statements posted on Twitter, Aoun said Lebanon could not be held "responsible" for regional conflicts. The meeting was held at the behest of Saudi Arabia amid heightened tension with Iran over developments in Lebanon and ongoing war against Yemen.
Hariri is now in Paris, where he arrived on Saturday after spending 13 says in Saudi Arabia.
The meeting was chaired by Djibouti's Foreign Minister and current chairman of the Arab Council of Foreign Ministers, Mahmoud Ali Yusuf, at the headquarters of the Arab League in Cairo and was attended by 15 ministers and six ministerial representatives. Both have denied any involvement in the incident.
Lebanon was among the countries that voted in favour of the Arab League resolution, except for the points in which Hizbollah was mentioned.
They also demanded Hezbollah stop intervening in regional conflicts and spreading extremism and sectarianism.
Addressing the Arab foreign ministers' meeting, Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said: "Showing leniency toward Iran will not leave any Arab capital safe from those ballistic missiles".
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