Also to add to this story, a quote from the Washington Post article this morning:
This is a very unfortunate situation," State Department spokesman Robert A. Wood said Wednesday.
"You know, as the secretary and others have said, when the Iranians unclench that fist, there will be a hand waiting to greet them," Wood added. "We are very interested in trying to improve relations between the American people and the Iranian people, and this is not a good step forward in terms of trying to promote people-to-people exchanges."