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Majlis Fourteenth Terms Begins

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February, 26, 1944 A.D.:
Majlis Fourteenth Terms Begins

By: Mir M.Hosseini

The 14th Majlis term started on Feb, 26, 1944.
The fourteenth term convened while Allied Powers still occupied parts of Iran. Political groups were formed following Reza Shah’s fall from power who shared Majlis seats. There were reports of unrest in some electoral districts. After the WWII, Iran had to deal with Soviet instigated unrest in Azerbaijan and Kurdistan.

Some of important bills passed by this term were:
- Forbidding Iranian government from negotiating and entering into any contracts related to granting of oil concessions to foreign entities.
- Approval of UN Charter signed by Iran in San Francisco.
- Permission for Iran membership in International Monetary Fund and The World Bank.
Majlis 14th term ended on Mar, 11, 1946.

KEY TERMS:Allied Powers , Azerbaijan , Beg , International Monetary Fund , Iran , Iranian , Kurdistan , Majlis , Reza Shah , San Francisco , Shah , Soviet , UN Charter , WWI , WWII , World Bank

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