The Russia policy in the first stage of the conflict between the Ottoman-Egypt (1831-1833)
College Of Basic Education Researches Journal,
2011, Volume 10, Issue 3, Pages 260-282
AbstractThis research tackeled the reasons of the conflict between the ottoman sultan Mahmood the second and his (governor) in Egypt Mohammad Ali Pasha, at its first stage (1831-1833), and the consequences of that conflict on the occupation of Egyptian forces, under the leadership of Ibrahim Pasha the son of Mohammad Ali Pasha, of Syria in 1832 and has threatening the capital of the ottoman state , in addition to the major European states were interfered at that conflict some of them stood beside Mohammad Ali Pasha and the others against him. Russia was one of those major states which stood against the threatening of Mohammad Ali Pasha to the Ottoman state and sent its military land and forces inside the Ottoman land in order to protect Istanbul from the Egyptian threats , and made its decision not to withdraw its forces from the Ottoman lands unless the Egyptian forces withdraw beyond Toros Moantains.
Russia was able to enhance its policy with the Ottoman state at the expence of the European states , by convincing the Ottoman Sultan to sign a common defence treaty at July 8th 1833, the most important issue in that treaty what was written in the attached secret clause by the closing of the straight of Dardanelle in the face of foreign military ships which Russia consider them a threat to its land safty (sovereignty) where this clause represent a clear threat to the interests of the British and French inside the Ottoman state . Nevertheless that treaty deprived Mohammad Ali Pasha from gaining benefits of his occupation of Syria in 1832.
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