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Persian Gulf and identity of a land called Iran

IRANIANS DAILY – In the millennia BC, the Elamites recognized the Persian Gulf as the Holy Mother, and after that, the economic and security measures of the Achaemenids and Sassanids all show the colorful role and special place of the Persian Gulf.

Galia the Righteous, a Cultural Heritage expert, wrote that the Persian Gulf has a long-standing connection with Iranian identity, territorial territory, and Iranian history and culture. From the very beginning of the formation of the first political governments in the Central Plateau of Iran, the Persian Gulf has played a vital and influential role in the economic, commercial and political equations of governments.

In a way, this important waterway in the Middle East can be considered as common in the fate of the territorial identity of Iranians and other nations whose relations have been carried out through this region.

The importance of the Persian Gulf has been so great that it has been mentioned in the inscriptions and historical texts discovered from the first civilizations formed in Mesopotamia to the central plateau of Iran.

The importance of sea lanes, which became the focus of the rulers of the time due to the insecurity of land routes, along with the important position of trade and commerce, doubled the role and importance of the Persian Gulf in the equations of the rulers of the time.

The Elamites’ attention to the Persian Gulf in the millennia BC, which was known as the Holy Mother, along with the economic and security measures of the Achaemenids and Sassanids, which added to the prosperity of its commercial economy, all show the colorful role and special place of the Gulf. Fars has.

The southern and northern shores of the Persian Gulf have always been an integral part of Iran in various historical periods. They approached the northern and Iranian coasts and took control of these areas.

The sum of these measures led to deterrent measures by the political regime in Iran at the time and changed the behavioral bases of Iran from interactive conflicts to regional conflicts.

The Persian Gulf situated at the crossroads of the Middle East has been so important that European governments from the seventeenth to the twenty-first centuries understood its value and importance, so that Lord Curzon, the British government’s viceroy in India, recognized the interests. Politics considered Britain to be dependent on the knowledge of the Persian Gulf and emphasized the value and importance of this important and strategic waterway.

Therefore, and based on such a great role and importance that the Persian Gulf has had in various periods of history and in proportion to the importance that the rulers of the time gave to this region in their equations, it can be considered the territorial unity and identity of Iran in connection with the Persian Gulf.




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