Sykes Picot Agreement Document Pdf

He denied the promises made by the United Kingdom to the Arabs[9] concerning an Arab national homeland in the territory of Greater Syria, in exchange for British support for the Ottoman Empire. The agreement was published with others on November 23, 1917 by the Bolsheviks[10] in Moscow and repeated on November 26, 1917 in the British Guardian, so that “the British were embarrassed, the Arabs dismayed and the Turks happy.” [11] [12] [13] The legacy of the agreement has sparked much discontent in the region, especially among Arabs, but also among Kurds, who have been denied an independent state. [14] [15] [16] [17] The agreement was based on the premise that the Triple Entente would succeed in defeating the Ottoman Empire in World War I and was part of a series of secret agreements that preferred its division. . . .

He denied the promises made by the United Kingdom to the Arabs[9] concerning an Arab national homeland in the territory of Greater Syria, in exchange for British support for the Ottoman Empire. The agreement was published with others on November 23, 1917 by the Bolsheviks[10] in Moscow and repeated on November 26, 1917 in the British Guardian, so that “the British were embarrassed, the Arabs dismayed and the Turks happy.” [11] [12] [13] The legacy of the agreement has sparked much discontent in the region, especially among Arabs, but also among Kurds, who have been denied an independent state. [14] [15] [16] [17] The agreement was based on the premise that the Triple Entente would succeed in defeating the Ottoman Empire in World War I and was part of a series of secret agreements that preferred its division. . . .

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