See also, Central Asia and the Caucasus, Regional Affairs, Iran, Pakistan 2000
Jan. 17: UN Secretary General Kofi Annan appointed Assistant Secretary General Francesc Vendrell as special envoy to Afghanistan, replacing former envoy Lakhdar Brahimi, who had resigned from the position, after accusing Afghanistan's neighbors of lack of support in seeking a political solution to the conflict. [1/18 NYT]
Communications Minister Yar Muhammad announced that after years of being inoperative, Afghanistan's international phone lines had been restored. [1/18 NYT]
Jan. 22: Tehran's Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcast (IRIB) reported that Taliban forces had attacked positions …
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Publication information: Article title: Chronology: Afghanistan. Contributors: Not available. Journal title: The Middle East Journal. Volume: 54. Issue: 3 Publication date: Summer 2000. Page number: 452+. © Middle East Institute Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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