Punitive sanctions imposed by US President Donald Trump are crippling Iran's economy, causing inflation and unemployment to soar. In a desperate attempt to force the US to lift the sanctions, Iran is turning to the UN Court of Justice in The Hague.
The two leaders addressed US-EU trade negotiations, the escalating trade dispute between Beijing and Washington and Iran.
Shortly after G7 leaders asked French President Emmanuel Macron to de-escalate tensions, Iran's foreign minister flew to the summit for surprise talks. Meeting with Trump, however, was out of the question, Tehran said.
World leaders are gathered in Biarritz for the annual G7 summit. Here are the key developments from day two.
With Trump due to attend the G-7 in France and later visit Poland, many are wondering why a stopover with Angela Merkel in Berlin isn't on the list. Experts say the cold shoulder move is part of a wider strategy.
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