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Soviet policy towards Iran and the Gulf

Shahram Chubin

Soviet policy towards Iran and the Gulf

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Published by International Institute for Strategic Studies in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • Iran,
  • Persian Gulf Region
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Iran.,
    • Iran -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Persian Gulf Region.,
    • Persian Gulf Region -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Shahram Chubin.
      SeriesAdelphi papers ;, no. 157
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsU162 .A3 no. 157, DK68.7.I7 .A3 no. 157
      The Physical Object
      Pagination50 p. ;
      Number of Pages50
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4223278M
      ISBN 100860790347
      LC Control Number80503163

      The Soviet Union threatened an armed attack if it did. Agents of Melnune Iran instigated anti-government protests in the lake Urmia region. Approximately soldiers, sailors and pilots Iranians were killed, including Gholamali Bayandor, Iranian admiral of the fleet. Details of this invasion were not nearly as extensive as details of the others. Meaningful differences exist among competing political factions about how to best sustain the Islamic Republic.

      After a discotheque bombing in West Berlin was traced to Libya, the U. As for the USSR, which justifies its intervention by the sixth paragraph of the Treaty between Moscow and Tehran in which clearly stated that the Soviet Union had the right to introduce its troops in the neighboring territory if they develop a threat on its southern borders, it moves from north to Maku, whose defenses have been weakened by air strikes. Reza Shah delayed on the last demand. Robert M. At the end of AugustGerman intelligence agents spread leaflets in Tabriz and other cities; an underground fascist organisation called Melnune Iran, was founded.

      In spite of the antagonism between the U. Iranian infantry had entrenched themselves around the city, with artillery support and tanks. The Reagan administration produced unorthodox diplomatic contacts between Washington and Tehran. Lebanon's civil war raged on for 11 years.


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The British meanwhile pressured the Shah to appoint Ahmad Qavam to be the prime minister, who proceeded to mismanage the entire food supply and economy. He then refused to use the railway line to the Allies, because of the neutrality proclaimed Iran.

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As the neutral United States had nothing to do with the attack, Roosevelt was not able to grant the Shah's plea but stated that he believed that the "territorial integrity" of Iran should be respected.

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The 47th Army had been delayed in the Jolfa area when three individual Iranian soldiers managed to block an important bridge until they ran out of ammunition and were killed. Fighting was very intense, and the Soviets took their heaviest casualties of the invasion here.

After the war, Russian leader Joseph Stalin withdrew his troops only after President Harry Truman protested their continued presence and threatened to boot them out.

The Soviet Union invaded from the north, mostly from Transcaucasiawith the 44th47th armies of the Transcaucasian Front General Dmitry Timofeyevich Kozlovand 53rd army of the Central Asian Military Districtoccupying Iran's northern provinces. Countering Persian power was a question that similarly preoccupied the ancient Greeks.

When the Shah asked if the Allies would stop their attack if he expelled the Germans, the ambassadors did not answer.

Six Persian fighters were killed. The military encounters climaxed on July 3,when the USS Vincennes accidentally shot down Iran Air flighta commercial jet carrying passengers and crew.In particular, the book discusses the Soviet response to the Iran-Iraq war and the position of the Tudeh Party and the other leftists within Iran.

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