When Bahrain was still in Iran

The procedure, however, changed after a few years, and the British persuaded the Shah to ward off the sovereignty of the island. The head of the British ambassador to Iran, Sir Denis Wright, wrote in a report to his government in 1966 that the king was reluctant to use military forces to “occupy Bahrain,” but according to the public opinion of the Iranian people, he could not “obtain Bahrain’s title” without access To give up another point. It is said that the king was convinced that he would abandon the sovereignty of Iran over the islands of Abu Musa and the great and small Tunb of Bahrain.