After the Treaty of Berlin balance between Russia and the Ottoman State policy leaves the UK; Ottomans after 1878 no longer shredding, seize the oil region and the Eastern Mediterranean has begun to penetrate the policy of getting to. In order to realize these ideas and projects in Egypt and occupied the island of Cyprus, and later in Germany with the strengthening of Reval meeting (8–9 June 1908), have signed a secret protocol with the Russians. During the meeting, British Foreign Secretary Salisbury's "If an alliance of the Ottoman Empire ends in vain to say," is very meaningful. After the proclamation of the Second Constitution of the British Ottoman relations is reduced if there is such a case has not diminished the interest of the British Mesopotamian oil. W.churchill assigned to the region in a report prepared by the committee; "Mesopotamia and Iran's oil fields is a fuel source for the British navy" designations are clear examples of this. Go to war with the Ottoman Empire by the British wanted to occupy Iraq and the Palestinian territories for years, is a manifestation of his activities in this region. What is the purpose of the British is clearly obvious. Hille riots, of course, there are also other reasons. However, the rebel movements and the activities of the British to understand that today's Middle East in terms of how this becomes in terms of Turkish and world history is important. In this article, the objectives and activities of the British in this region in the context of their roles in Hille riots were examined.
British, UK, Hille riots, Iraq, Ottoman Empire, First World War,
|Author :||Kadir KASALAK|
|Number of pages:||429-438|