Letters, Apr. 21, 1952

Iran's Case


... I desire to see the already existing friendly relations between Iran and England grow more & more every day, and I have always attempted to preserve these good relations. However, to my great regret, the lust and greed of those individuals who have been beneficiaries of the former Anglo-Iranian Oil Co. have complicated the situation so much that the Iranian Government has not been able, so far, to make any small sales transaction on its oil. They have the wrong notion in their minds that by bringing economic pressure upon...

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