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US, Iran Near Nuclear Deal Whose Final Push May Still Take Weeks

  • Officials familiar with talks say hurdles to an accord remain
  • IAEA probe and economic guarantees remain sticking points
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Biden Discusses Iran Nuclear Talks With European Allies

The US and Iran remain at loggerheads over key details of an emerging deal to revive a landmark nuclear agreement and may need several weeks to resolve their differences, according to officials familiar with the talks.  

Expectations of an imminent breakthrough grew as Washington and Tehran responded to a “final” European Union proposal that would ease sanctions on Iran’s economy, including oil exports, in return for scaling back its advancing atomic program. One senior European official said the sides have never been closer to rebooting their 2015 accord, echoing comments by a top Biden administration adviser.