UK has always intervened in Iran’s internal affairs: historian

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A prominent Iranian historian has criticized the interference of British officials in Iran's internal affairs, saying Britain has always inflicted damages on Iran.

“The British Ambassador to Tehran Simon Gass is the nephew or grandchild of Neville Gass, a notorious English element in Iran whom the Iranians have a bad memory of,” Khosrow Motazed told Fars news agency on Saturday.

The historian cited the 1901 oil contract between Iran and Britain, signed through offering bribes to Iranian officials, as London's biggest betrayal to Tehran, which led to the plunder of Iran's oil for 50 years....

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