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Via Grabien:

BLITZER: “Let’s clarify a few points as far as the nuclear deal with Iran is concerned. I take it that all of the IAEA inspection teams, all inspectors who go in will have to be from country that have formal, full diplomatic relations with Iran. As a result, no Americans will directly be involved in any on the ground inspections in Iran — is that right?”

RICE: “Wolf, yes. The IAEA, which is a highly respected international organization, will field an international team of inspectors. And those inspectors will in all likelihood come from IAEA member-states, most of whom have diplomatic relationships with Iran. We of course are a rare exception.”

BLITZER: “No Americans — I want to be precise on this. Sorry for interrupting. No Americans will be on the ground in Iran actually inspecting?”

RICE: “No Americans will be part of the IAEA inspection teams.”

BLITZER: “Will Americans be outside –”

RICE: “There are Americans in Iran on a daily basis, Wolf. I’m not sure what you are asking.”

BLITZER: “American government officials or military officials who could be inspecting?”

RICE: “They’re not going to be independent American inspectors separate from the IAEA. The IAEA will do the inspections on behalf of the United States and the rest of the international community.”

BLITZER: “I know there are American tourists and Americans who go visit family members in Iran. I’m talking U.S. government sent people, diplomats or others to go in there and see what is going on. I take it they will not be doing that?”

RICE: “I don’t anticipate that, no.”