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Nuclear Officials Spar Ahead of Latest Bid to Revive Iran Deal

  • IAEA’s Grossi meeting with Iran atomic chief Eslami in Vienna
  • Iran says ‘baseless allegations’ of past activity prevent deal
Rafael Grossi during the IAEA General Conference in Vienna, on Sept. 26.

Rafael Grossi during the IAEA General Conference in Vienna, on Sept. 26.

Photographer: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images

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Top officials from the world’s nuclear monitoring agency and Iran signaled there was no room for imminent compromise over an ongoing probe, likely meaning that attempts this week to revive a landmark atomic agreement will founder.