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OIL POLICY AND THE IRAN-SAUDI ARABIA RELATIONSHIP

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CIA-RDP85T00353R000100060004-6
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S
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5
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December 12, 2016
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January 22, 2002
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4
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June 4, 1974
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MEMO
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Approved For Release 2002/02/06 : CIA-RDP85T00353R000100060004-6
SECRET SENSITIVE
NO FOREIGN DISSEM
No. 1290/74
June 4, 1974
SUBJECT: Oil Policy and the Iran-Saudi Arabia Relationship
A major feature of US policy toward the Persian Gulf
region has been our strong encouragement of efforts by
littoral states--especially Saudi Arabia and Iran--to
cooperate in defense of their mutual security. This policy
responds to the basic judgment, reaffirmed in NIE 3-1-73