Thursday's meeting in Geneva between Iranian officials and representatives of major powers, including the United States, is one of the few diplomatic encounters between Washington and Tehran since relations were severed after the Iranian revolution three decades ago. Following are some of the more notable meetings, not counting ambassadorial-level discussions on Iraq and Afghanistan.
SOURCE: | By Glenn Kessler and Kenneth W. Smith Jr. The Washington Post - October 1, 2009
U.S. Opens Door To Bilateral Talks With Iranians Article | GENEVA, Sept. 30 -- The United States hopes to launch a process here Thursday that could rein in Tehran's nuclear ambitions and possibly reorient Iran's role in the world, though U.S. officials are skeptical that Tehran will act decisively when its diplomats sit down for long-awaited discussions ...