October 16th, 2013
02:30 PM ET

Iran nuclear talks resume in 'positive' spirit

By Laura Smith-Spark and Jim Sciutto

Iran and six world powers entered a second day of talks Wednesday over Tehran's nuclear ambitions, after what appeared to be a positive opening exchange.

Both sides struck a tone of cautious optimism after the first day of negotiations in Geneva

Iran, which wants the six powers to recognize what it says is the peaceful nature of its nuclear energy pursuits, laid out confidential proposals Tuesday morning, with further talks in the afternoon.