Iran likes Iraq for nuclear venue

With nine days to go, Iran still has not agreed on a location for talks with world powers over its nuclear program, Western officials said Wednesday but suggested Istanbul remained the most likely venue. The officials - from the European Union and a Western country that will be at the planned meeting - dismissed calls […]

George Jahn reports for The Associated Press:

With nine days to go, Iran still has not agreed on a location for talks with world powers over its nuclear program, Western officials said Wednesday but suggested Istanbul remained the most likely venue.

The officials - from the European Union and a Western country that will be at the planned meeting - dismissed calls from Tehran to hold the meeting in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon or China as brinkmanship.