Iran leader urges Muslim states to back Palestinians militarily, financially

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gives a speech on annual Quds day

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday called on Muslim states to support Palestinians militarily and financially and help rebuild Gaza after an 11-day conflict with Israel, Iranian media reported.

"Muslim states must sincerely support the Palestinian people, through military ...or financial support ...or in rebuilding Gaza's infrastructure," Khamenei said in a statement carried by media outlets. He urged Muslims to demand that their governments back Palestinians.

(Reporting by Dubai newsroom; Editing by Chris Reese)