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Iran nuclear talks set to open in Baghdad

A group of six world powers is due to hold fresh talks with Iran about its controversial nuclear programme.

The discussions, in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, follow a meeting by the UN's nuclear watchdog with Iranian officials over better access to the regime's nuclear installations.

Tehran insists its uranium enrichment programme is for peaceful purposes, but the West fears Iran is developing a nuclear weapon.

The BBC's James Reynolds reports from Baghdad.

  • 23 May 2012
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