After Russia`s agreement on 26 April 1916, the final terms were sent on 9 May 1916 by Paul Cambon, French Ambassador in London, to Foreign Secretary Edward Grey and ratified in Grey`s reply on 16 May 1916.   The Asia Minor Agreement, the official name of the Sykes-Picot Agreement, dates from 1916. This was the result of secret deliberations between British official Mark Sykes and French diplomat François Georges-Picot. As a result of the Sazonov-Palaiologos Agreement, Russia, in addition to Constantinople and the Turkish Strait, already promised in the Constantinople Agreement of 1915, should also receive the Western Army.  In 1917, Italy grew in the Convention of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne and obtained southern Anatolia.  The area of Palestine smaller than Palestine should be covered by an “international administration.” The memorandum was forwarded to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and circulated for advice. [a] On January 16, Sykes informed the Foreign Ministry that he had spoken to Picot and that he thought Paris would agree. An interdepartmental conference was convened by Nicolson on January 21. Following the meeting, a final draft treaty was circulated to the cabinet on February 2, the war committee looked into it on the 3rd and finally, at a meeting on the 4th between Bonar Law, Chamberlain, Lord Kitchener and others, one of ISIS`s stated objectives is to dismantle the agreement. The group`s leader, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, called for replacing the region`s failing nations into a transnational regional power called the “caliphate.” On Monday, January 3, 1916, they agreed on a joint memorandum with what was to be known as the Sykes-Picot Agreement. They had agreed on a compromise on the two main areas of difference – they divided the Vilayet of Mosul into two parts of the Little Zab, the French having taken the northern part (Mosul and Erbil) and the British the southern part (Kirkuk and Sulaymaniyah), and Palestine should be placed under an “international administration whose form will be decided after consultation with Russia.
and then in consultation with other allies and representatives of the Sheriff of Mecca.   On April 21, Faisal left for the east. . . .