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January, 1, 2000 A.D.:
Ministry of Commerce Founded


The Ministry of Commerce of Iran was formed on January 1, 2000 under President Mohammad Khatami. It was the main organ of the government in charge of regulation and implementation of policies applicable to domestic and foreign trade. Its goals included: • Implementing commercial strategies and re... Read Full Article:


January, 21, 2000 A.D.:
Iran vs Asia All-Stars Soccer Game


(Wikipedia) - On January 21, 2000, the Iranian national football team played against an Asian all-star side, in an exhibition testimonial match for Iranian captain Nader Mohammadkhani. Iran's lucky striker Ali Daei was simply unstoppable having scored a hat trick. Asian all-star's best chances were ... Read Full Article:


March, 17, 2000 A.D.:
US Official Admits Role In 1953 Coup


(Wikipedia) - In a speech on March 17, 2000 before the American Iranian Council on the relaxation of U.S. sanctions against Iran, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said: "In 1953, the United States played a significant role in orchestrating the overthrow of Iran's popular Prime Minister, Mohamma... Read Full Article:


March, 18, 2000 A.D.:
U.S. Ends A Few Sanctions Imposed On Iran


As a Norooz gesture, U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright announced lifting a few economic sanctions against Iran and declared a commitment to take extensive steps toward ending two decades of hostility. It was the most explicit overture towards normalizing economic ties with Iran. It signaled... Read Full Article:


May, 25, 2000 A.D.:
Rafsanjani Quits Iranian Parliament


Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, the former president of Iran, resigned from the new parliament giving up his seat because of what he described as a campaign of propaganda against him by reformists. Rafsanjani had become a figurehead for conservatives in their power struggle with the reformists who dominat... Read Full Article:


November, 14, 2000 A.D.:
Top Level Contact With Iraq


President Mohammad Khatami met one of the most senior Iraqi leaders since the two countries went to war 20 years ago. President Khatami held talks in a guest palace in the Qatari capital Doha with Izzat Ibrahim, Saddam Hussein's number two. Few details have emerged from the meeting, attended by bot... Read Full Article:

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