11 Sep Anglo Iranian Agreement Of 1919
I think it is an agreement between the two governments. N. S. Fatemi, “ANGLO-PERSIAN AGREEMENT OF 1919,” Encyclopædia Iranica, II/1, pp. 59-61, available online at www.iranicaonline.org/articles/anglo-persian-agreement-1919 (accessed December 30, 2012). asked the Prime Minister whether he would indicate Britain`s naval and military commitments to Persia, directly or indirectly, if any, in the Anglo-Persian Treaty of 1919-20; Whether the Admiralty and the Ministry of War have been consulted on the costs arising from such obligations; and what is the estimated cost of these services, with the exception of the facilities located in Mesopotamia, which are included in the same vote? ANGLO-PERSIAN AGREEMENT of 1919, a preliminary agreement between the British and Persian governments that, if ratified, would have given the British a priority position of control over Iran`s financial and military affairs. From the day Napoleon had the idea of invading India with the help of Alexander I, the Tsar of Russia, Britain was anxiously considering Russia`s invasion of India by Persia and Afghanistan. According to the Anglo-Russian Convention of 1907 (q.v.), which divided Persia into rival spheres of influence, Southern Britain was assigned while Russia controlled the northern part. Later, in accordance with the terms of the “Secret Treaties of Constantinople” of March 18, 1915, Constantinople was promised to Russia, and England was allowed to include the neutral zone of Persia in its sphere of influence (The Secret Treaties and Understanding, published by the Bolshevik government, November 1917; Wright, Among the Persians, p. 177 n.). See also Documents on British Foreign Policy 1919-1939, Series 1, IV, chap.
4 – A copy of the supplement to the 1919 agreement [F 114-3-36-36] (page 1) Controversial agreement that gives Britain broad economic privileges in Iran. asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he had been alerted to a statement by Mr. Fleurian that the Anglo-Persian agreement had not been submitted to the League of Nations, that this body was not responsible for the management of the Persian problem; what if the Minister of Foreign Affairs accepts this point of view? Since this dispute concerns oil in considerable quantities, it must be seen in the light of the general well-being of the world. At the end of the First World War, it became clear that the commercial and strategic importance of this commodity had brought into international affairs a fertile subject for controversy and competition. . . .