Brigadier-General Ahmad Vahidi

Also Known As:
Ahmad Vahidi

Involved In:
Military Weapon Program

Country:
Iran

Address:
Tehran

Born:
June 27, 1958

Reason for the color:
Listed by the European Union on June 24, 2008 as a person linked to Iran’s proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran’s development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; with some exceptions, and within their jurisdiction, European Union member states must freeze all funds and economic resources owned, held or controlled by the person, and must also ensure that funds or economic resources are not made available to or for the benefit of the listed person; with some exceptions, European Union member states must prevent the person’s entry into or transit through their territories;
On 6/16/2010  treasury designated Ahmad Vahidi who serves as Iran’s Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL), a position he has held since September 2009. Prior to that, he served as Iran’s Deputy Defense Minister and held positions with the IRGC-Qods Force.   MODAFL has ultimate authority over Iran’s Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO) and Iran’s Defense Industries Organization (DIO), both of which have been designated under E.O. 13382;
Listed in an international arrest warrant issued by an Argentine judge on November 9, 2006 against suspected participants in the Argentine-Jewish Mutual Association bomb attack in Buenos Aires in 1994;

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