Arab Foreign Ministers decided on Friday to consider the Lebanese Hezbollah group a "terrorist" organization. The foreign ministers' announcement came as part of their discussions of the Iranian interference in the internal affairs of the Arab countries, thus considered Hezbollah a terrorist group.
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Arab Interior Ministers' have also declared Hezbollah a terrorist group. The Arab foreign ministers, in a final statement following their two-day meeting, condemned Iran's repeated interference in Bahrain's affairs, helping and training terrorists, smuggling of weapons and inciting sectarian conflicts.
They also condemned Iran for helping the establishment of terrorist groups in Bahrain. They said the Iranian acts were violating the UN Charter and international law.
They commended the Bahraini security forces for thwarting terrorist attacks last January as well as the arrest of terrorists backed by Iran's revolutionary guards and Hezbollah.