Princess Ashraf, the Shah's sister, professes her desire to learn from the Soviet Union and secure Stalin's support for her brother. She and Stalin argue over the degree of agency the Shah retains in light of intrigues in the Iranian government.
July 21, 1946
Izvestiya of 21 July 1946, Nº 171, 'I. V. Stalin’s reception of Iranian Princess Ashraf Pahlavi'
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IZVESTIYA of 21 July 1946, Nº 171
I. V. Stalin’s reception of Iranian Princess Ashraf Pahlavi
On 20 July I. V. Stalin, Chairman of the USSR Council of Ministers, received Iranian Princess Ashraf Pahlavi.
USSR Minister of Foreign Affairs V. M. Molotov was present at the reception.
Izvestiya announces Stalin's meeting with Princess Ashraf Pahlavi and lists Minister of Foreign Affairs Molotov as having been present at the meeting.
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