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Tehran renames street after former premier Mossadegh
Tehran, March 13, 2018 (AFP) - Tehran's city council on Tuesday renamed a street in the Iranian capital after former nationalist prime minister Mohammad Mossadegh, who was deposed in a 1953 coup, local news agencies reported.
Mossadegh was overthrown in a CIA-organised coup with support from British operatives after he nationalised the Anglo-Iranian Oil company, the forerunner to British Petroleum.
After the 1979 Islamic revolution that ...