Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made a recent visit to Abu Musa, the first such visit by an Iranian president.(Adalberto Roque/AFP/Getty Images)
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made a recent visit to Abu Musa, the first such visit by an Iranian president.
(Adalberto Roque/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran Makes Territorial Stand

May 3, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
 

Tehran is using the small Persian Gulf island of Abu Musa to make a territorial stand and rally Iranians behind the government as it seeks to increase its regional power.

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made a visit to the disputed island last month, the first by an Iranian president. Upping the ante, last Sunday a parliamentary delegation made a high-profile visit to the island to observe Iran’s National Day of the Persian Gulf. Legislators have also called for a Persian Gulf province to be created.

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