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Clock Ticks on Iran Nuclear Talks With Sides Wrangling

  • Tough negotiations in Vienna unfolded late into the night
  • Iranian diplomats want an end to the IAEA’s investigation
Ebrahim Raisi spoke with Vladimir Putin this week.

Ebrahim Raisi spoke with Vladimir Putin this week.

Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg
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Diplomats trying to salvage a landmark nuclear deal with Tehran wrangled around the clock over sticking points to an agreement that could bring Iranian oil back to the global market at a critical time for the world economy. 

European and U.S. officials blew past their goal to clinch a deal in February and are now warning only days remain to reach a deal after more than 10 months of negotiations in Vienna. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has raised the diplomatic stakes.