Round two of hardball negotiations with Iran over its nuclear programme fails to produce a breakthrough... so far.
The leaders of Iran, Turkey and Russia have held a summit in Ankara to draw up plans to end the Syrian civil war. The three sides are cooperating despite backing different sides in the conflict.
The UN atomic watchdog has said Iran is complying with the nuclear deal reached with international powers. The IAEA also said verification had continued in line with the agreement.
Iran has exported enough nuclear-grade heavy water to bring stocks back under the limit agreed in last year's accords. However, President Rouhani's speech on Tuesday signaled that relations with the west remain strained.
Iran has started constructing a second nuclear plant with Russian help in the city of Bushehr. The move comes more than a year after Tehran struck a deal with six world powers that stops Iran from making a nuclear bomb.
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