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The United States warned the U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency that it will suspend activities in the organization if Israel is barred from the agency’s annual conference, which is under way in Vienna. Israel has refused to pledge to refrain from attacking nuclear facilities in neighboring countries as demanded by the 120-nation body. The demand grew out of Israel’s 1981 air attack on an Iraqi reactor that the Israelis charged was being prepared for production of nuclear weapons.


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