The sykes-picot agreement is a secret understanding concluded in may 1916, during world war one, between great britain and france, with the assent of russia, for the dismemberment of the ottoman. Sykes-picot agreement 1 sykes-picot agreement zones of french and british influence and control established by the sykes-picot agreement the sykes-picot agreement of 1916 was a. Wwi document archive official papers sykes-picot agreement 15 & 16 may, 1916: 1 sir edward grey to paul cambon, 15 may 1916.
The sykes-picot agreement was a deal struck by britain and france in spring 1916 that planned for a carve-up of much of the middle east in the event of an ottoman defeat in world war one. The sykes-picot agreement, officially known as the asia minor agreement, was a secret agreement between the governments of the united kingdom and france, with the assent of russia, defining their proposed spheres of influence and control in the middle east should the triple entente succeed in defeating the ottoman empire during world war i. Sykes-picot agreement, 1916 introductionthe sykes-picot agreement (1916) was a secret wartime treaty between britain and franceit was named after its chief negotiators, mark sykes of britain and georges picot of france.
The sykes-picot agreement was a secret agreement which only became known to the arabs in late 1917 when it was found by the bolsheviks in the tsar's papers and released by them sykes picot ageement 1916. The sykes-picot agreement between britain, france and russia of may 1916 was exposed in december 1917 (made public by the bolsheviks after the russian revolution) showing that the countries were planning to split and occupy parts of the promised arab country. The sykes-picot agreement may 1916 signed by the respective parties on the 9th and 16th of may 1916, the exchange of letters between france and great britain respecting the recognition and protection of an arab state in syria, also known as the sykes-picot agreement, is seen as a symbol of the arrogance and short-sightedness of european.
This agreement, known as the sykes-picot agreement, was only partially implemented the paris peace conference of january 1919 and the san remo conference of april 1920 allocated the whole of the land of israel (including the future transjordan) and iraq to the british as a direct mandate, and syria (including present-day lebanon) as a french mandate. Sykes-picot agreement, also called asia minor agreement, (may 1916), secret convention made during world war i between great britain and france, with the assent of imperial russia, for the dismemberment of the ottoman empire. The sykes-picot agreement of 1916 was a secret agreement between great britain and france regarding the division of territory in the middle east after the downfall of the ottoman empire. Reaching its centenary amidst a general chorus of vilification around the middle east, the legacy of the secret sykes-picot agreement of 1916 has never looked more under assault, says jim muir. Primary documents - sykes-picot agreement, 16 may 1916 the sykes-picot agreement, reached on 15-16 may 1916 by sir edward grey and paul cambon, divided the middle east into areas of influence for britain and france (among others.
A briton, mark sykes, and a frenchman, francois picot the sykes-picot treaty, the secret agre by paris and london on may 16, 1916, to become the basis on wh. An agreement concluded between great britain and france on the division of the asian, primarily arab, possessions of the ottoman empire prepared by the british diplomat m sykes and the french diplomat f georges-picot, the agreement was coordinated with the tsarist government in march 1916 and. The sykes-picot agreement from wikisource 16 may 1916 i have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your excellency's note of the 9th instant. 1 the sykes-picot agreement was a private wartime treaty between britain and france which was to determine the post-war partition of arab middle east lands 2 it was named after its chief negotiators, mark sykes of britain and georges picot of france.
English: the sykes-picot agreement was a secret agreement dated 16 may 1916 between the governments of the united kingdom and france, with the assent of imperial russia, defining their respective spheres of influence in territories of the middle east controlled by the ottoman empire during world war i. Map of pre-1948 palestine: palestine & surrounding areas under the sykes-picot agreement (1916) category » pre-1948 palestine the sykes-picot agreement. The sykes-picot agreement / ˈ s aɪ k s p i ˈ k oʊ /, officially known as the asia minor agreement, was a secret 1916 agreement between the united kingdom and france, to which the russian empire assented.
The sykes-picot agreement (officially the 1916 asia minor agreement) was a secret agreement reached during world war i between the british and french governments pertaining to the partition of the ottoman empire among the allied powers. On may 19, 1916, representatives of great britain and france secretly reach an accord, known as the sykes-picot agreement, by which most of the arab lands under the rule of the ottoman empire are.
The sykes-picot agreements of 1916 (britannica) (see sykes-picot agreement, wikipedia), was a secret agreement between england and france, concluded with the assent of imperial russia its authors drew a map of asia minor protecting their spheres of influence in the middle east in the event the ottoman empire collapsed, which was. The sykes - picot agreement (1916) t he sykes-picot (-sazonov) agreement , concluded on 16 may 1916, was an agreement between the governments of britain and france and with the consent of the russian empire about dividing the middle east in spheres of influence and foreign control following the downfall of the ottoman empire (turks) after ww1. The sykes-picot agreement : 1916 it is accordingly understood between the french and british governments: that france and great britain are prepared to recognize and protect an independent arab states or a confederation of arab states (a) and (b) marked on the annexed map, under the suzerainty of an arab chief. The sykes-picot agreement of may 1916, was a secret agreement that was concluded by two british and french diplomats, sir mark sykes and georges picot the sykes-picot agreement involved itself with the partition of the ottoman empire once world war one had ended.