Bahrein Islands

Oral Answers to Questions — Burma – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 20th September 1948.

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Photo of Mr Thomas Reid Mr Thomas Reid , Swindon 12:00 am, 20th September 1948

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what reply he has given to the Government of Iran's claim that the Bahrein Islands are Iranian territory.

Photo of Mr Christopher Mayhew Mr Christopher Mayhew , Norfolk Southern

The Persian Government are aware that His Majesty's Government have not changed their view that Bahrein is an independent Arab Sheikhdom in special relations with His Majesty's Government.