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He calls for dialogue with the American people in an interview on US network television. Clinton extends sanctions on US oil contracts with Iran after Iranian reformists win in the general election.
Madeleine Albright, the then US secretary of state, meets with Kamal Kharrazi, the then Iranian foreign minister, at the UN for the first such talks since the Iranian revolution in The US accuses Iran of being directly involved in the bombing of an American military base in Saudi Arabia, evoking an angry rejection of the charges by Tehran.
Iran's first nuclear reactor at Bushehr begins construction with the help of Russian technicians, prompting strong objections from the US. The US accuses Iran of a clandestine nuclear weapons programme with two nuclear sites under construction at Natanz and Arak. The International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA concludes that the nuclear sites at Natanz and Arak are indeed under construction but designed solely to provide fuel for future power plants. Iran agrees to tougher UN inspections of its nuclear facilities and to suspend its uranium enrichment.
The IAEA reports that Iran admitted to producing plutonium but cites no evidence of trying to build a nuclear bomb.
After earthquakes kill up to 50, people in the Iranian city of Bam the US sends humanitarian aid to help. Iran agrees to a European offer stipulating that Iran suspend its uranium enrichment in exchange for trade concessions. Bush backpedals from his usual hard-line stance and says the US will back the EU negotiating track, offering economic incentives in exchange for Iran abandoning its nuclear aspirations. Bush also announces the lifting of a decade-long block on Iranian membership of the World Trade Organisation.
The US says that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the newly-elected Iranian president, was a leader behind the hostage crisis in but is uncertain of his role in taking the American prisoners.
Washington denies a claim reported in The New Yorker suggesting that the US may be planning a tactical nuclear strike against Iranian underground nuclear sites. Iran complains to the UN and says it will retaliate against any attack. Ahmadinejad reiterates Iran's peaceful pursuit of nuclear technology. Iran offers to hold direct talks with the US on Iraq but later withdraws its offer.
Iran's parliament threatens to withdraw from the Non-Proliferation Treaty if pressure over its nuclear programme escalates following a draft resolution at the UN Security Council. The US, later that month, offers to join EU nations in direct talks if Iran agrees to suspend uranium enrichment. A resolution is passed by the Security Council imposing sanctions on Iran due to its nuclear programme. Members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard are allegedly arrested in Iraq by US forces for engaging in sectarian warfare.
A few days after lumping Iran in with al-Qaeda in his State of the Union address, Bush clarifies that he does not intend to attack Iran. Bush warns Iran against supporting militias fighting against American forces in Iraq. Ahmedinejad is denied a request to visit the site of the September 11 attacks. Ahmedinejad also says that Iran is not pushing for a military conflict with the US. Twenty Iranian citizens are released by US forces in Iraq. The IAEA issues a new report saying that Iran supplied transparent data on its past nuclear activities but still has limited knowledge of current Iranian nuclear activities.
A US intelligence report says that Iran halted its nuclear weapons programme earlier in Ahmadinejad hails the US report as an Iranian victory, but Bush says Iran risks further international isolation if it does not reveal the full extent of its nuclear activities. Iran protests in a formal letter to the US about alleged spying on its nuclear activities.
Bush accuses Iran of being the world's leading sponsor of terrorism. Through called to consider a peace treaty for the Korean War, the conference is soon dominated by the question of Vietnam.
Dulles does not sign the Geneva accords, but promises that the US will abide by them. South Vietnam not a signatory — February 24 Baghdad Pact is founded. Fidel Castro comes to power. America breaks diplomatic relations as Castro aligns with Soviet Union.
Kennedy on October 22 announces that there exist Soviet missiles in Cuba and demanded their removal while imposing an air-sea blockade. Soviet missiles are withdrawn on condition that America will not invade Cuba.
US and the Soviet Union agreed not to conduct nuclear tests in space, in the atmosphere or underwater.
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Underground tests permitted; signed by nations, excluding France and the People's Republic of China. Vietnamization was intended to reduce American losses in Vietnam, and thus reduce the domestic pressure for a total withdrawal of American forces.
Nixon's aim in Vietnam is to force a Korean War-type armistice, which requires that the war go on until Hanoi agreed to the American terms while at the same time forcing Nixon to deflect pressure from domestic anti-war protests.
With the same aim of achieving an armistice that would allow South Vietnam to continue to exist, Nixon begins a policy of seeking better relations with the Soviet Union and China, hoping those two states would reduce, if not end their arm supplies to North Vietnam in return for better relations with Washington, and thus forcing Hanoi to accept peace on American terms.