Stalin and Iranian Prime Minister Ahmad Qavam discuss the future of the Soviet-Iranian relationship, Qavam's slim majority in the Majlis, the withdrawal of Soviet troops, the possibility of a Soviet oil concession in Iran, and the risks of Azerbaijani autonomy.
February 22, 1946
Izvestiya of 22 February 1946, Nº 46
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IZVESTIYA of 22 February 1946, Nº 46
On 21 February Chairman of the USSR Council of People’s Commissars Generalissimo I. V. Stalin received Prime Minister of Iran Mr. Qavam os-Saltaneh.
USSR People’s Commissar of Foreign Affairs V. M. Molotov was present at the reception.
Ivestiya briefly reports on Stalin's meeting with the Prime Minister of Iran Qavam os-Saltaneh.
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