Bahrain's foreign minister said Sunday that Lebanon is under the "total control" of the Iran-backed Hezbollah movement, in a speech at an Arab League meeting called by Riyadh.
"The Lebanese Republic, in spite of our relations with it as a brotherly Arab nation... is under the total control of this terrorist party," said Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa, referring to the powerful Iran-
"Iran's biggest arm in the region at the moment is the terrorist Hezbollah arm," Sheikh Khalid charged.
He called on countries such as Lebanon "where Hezbollah is a partner in government to carry their responsibility".
Saudi Arabia called the meeting of foreign ministers at the League's headquarters in Cairo to discuss violations committed by Iran after a missile was intercepted near Riyadh in a November 4 attack claimed by Houthi coup insurgents in Yemen.