'The Soviet Union and Iran had reached an agreement that gave the Soviets an oil concession in Iran. With this promise in hand, the Soviets...moved their troops out of Iran in April 1946. Almost immediately, the Iranian government reneged on the oil deal...The Soviets were furious, but refrained from reintroducing their armed forces into Iran for fear of creating an escalating conflict with the US and Great Britain. The Iranian crisis...helped set the tone for the developing Cold War.'
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