Passive Defense Organization

Status:
Top Alert – Entity designated / sanctioned for terror, WMD and human rights violation

Also Known As:
Permanent Committee for Passive Defense
PDO
Passive Defence Organization

Involved In:
Nuclear Weapon Program
Missile Weapon Program

Country:
Iran

Person of interests:
Brigadier General Gholam-Reza Jalali

Reason for the color:
» Added on consolidated list of financial sanctions targets in the UK;
» Listed by the European Union on July 26, 2010 as an entity linked to Iran’s proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran’s development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; with some exceptions, European Union member states must freeze all funds and economic resources owned, held or controlled by the listed entity, and prevent funds or economic resources from being made available to it; According to the European Union, is a department of Kalaye Electric Company, and “was responsible for the construction of the Uranium enrichment plant at Fordow (Qom).”

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