When the war ended, Soviet troops stationed in northwestern Iran this established short-lived, pro-Soviet separatist national states in the northern regions of Azerbaijan and Iranian Kurdistan
We are not going anywhere!!!
I promise you oil concessions, but you have to leave my country
On May 1946...
The Iran crisis of 1946, also known as the Azerbaijan Crisis was one of the first crises of the Cold War, sparked by the refusal of Joseph Stalin's Soviet Union to relinquish occupied Iranian territory
I'm not moving my troops from Iran, NEVEEER!!!
The end of World War II should have resulted in the end of the Allied joint occupation of Iran. Instead, Pro-Soviet Iranians proclaimed the separatist Azerbaijan People's Government