The draft appears to be in sync with Saudi Arabia's strong stance against Iran since the Houthis fired a missile on November 4. "We have not taken a decision to ask the Security Council to meet, but we are just briefing the council and maybe the next stage would be for us to meet and call for a Security Council meeting and submit a draft Arab resolution (against Iran)".
Hariri flew to Paris Saturday and vowed to return to Lebanon to attend celebrations marking the country's independence day on November 22. Arab foreign ministers gathered at Saudi Arabia's request for an extraordinary meeting to discuss alleged "violations" committed by Iran in the region, but the foreign ministers of Lebanon, Iraq and Syria were not in attendance.
The foreign ministers said Arab telecommunications satellites would ban Iranian-financed television stations, which they claim provoke sectarian and ethnic tensions and pose a threat to security.
"We are obliged today to take a serious and honest stand.to counter these belligerent policies so that we can protect our security", said Al-Jubeir.
Riyadh's latest effort to ratchet up pressure against its Shiite rival comes after Houthi rebels in Yemen fired a ballistic missile at Saudi Arabia earlier in the month.
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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. He reportedly alleged that "Iran's biggest arm in the region at the moment is the terrorist [Hizballah] arm".
"Lebanon is not responsible for the Arab and regional conflicts that Arab countries are witnessing", Mr Aoun told Arab League chief Ahmed Abul Gheit during their meeting in Beirut on Monday. He alleged, "Iranian threats have gone beyond all limits and pushed the region into a unsafe abyss".
Mr Hariri said this month in Riyadh that he was resigning as Lebanon's prime minister because of Iran's "grip" on his country and fears of assassination.
"That's quite ironic", the top diplomat said.
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. He said that the group has not sent ballistic missiles, advanced weapons "or even a pistol" to Yemen, Bahrain, or Kuwait the countries where the group is accused of supporting government critics.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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