From Holden:

Yesterday in Laredo the AP’s Nedra Pickler briefed the president on negotiations with Iran.

Q Yes, sir. Can you respond to Iran’s initial reaction to the incentives package today?

THE PRESIDENT: Why don’t you tell me what it was?

Q Well, the top negotiator said —

THE PRESIDENT: You know I’ve been in Artesia?

Q Right. I was. But the top negotiator said that the package contained positive steps, but there were some ambiguities, but the talks were constructive.

THE PRESIDENT: I think that’s positive. I want to solve this issue with Iran diplomatically…