Iran’s Khamenei urges fight against ‘truly tragic’ virus resurgence

Iran’s supreme leader calls the resurgence of the novel coronavirus in the country “truly tragic” and urges all citizens to help stem what has been the region’s deadliest outbreak.

“Let everyone play their part in the best way to break the chain of transmission in the short term and save the country,” Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says in a video conference with lawmakers, according to his office.