Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Saddam Hussein and Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Tehran, 1975

April 1975, the meeting of Saddam Hussein of Iraq and Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Persia (Iran).
Saddam on that time was deputy chairman of Iraq Ba'athist Revolutionary Command Council and in 1980 became the president of Iraq. In the same year he attacked Iran.
The above photo was originally published in the Persian-language daily Etelaat in Tehran.

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