17 December 1920, Albania joins to the League of Nations

the League of Nations

On December 17th, 1920, Albania was admitted to the League of Nations.A decisive role for this played the British diplomacy that had begun to be interested in Albanian oil-bearing resources.The Foreign Office, offered his services on condition to give the Anglo-Persian society,the exclusive right to seek and exploit Albanian oil. The government of Iliaz Bey Vrioni, unconditionally accepted the British request and Albania became a member of the League of Nations.

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