Iran's supreme leader backs petrol hikes

Updated November 17 2019 - 5:58am, first published 5:56am
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has backed Iran's big hike in petrol prices, that has led to protests.

Iran's supreme leader has supported the government's decision to increase petrol prices and says those protesting against the hikes are "bandits" backed by the enemies of Iran.

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