Rear Admiral Morteza Safari

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

Also Known As:
Morteza Safari

Involved In:
Military Weapon Program

Reason for the color:
» Identified as a “key person” of the IRGC in an annex to U.N. Security Council Resolution 1747 of March 24, 2007, which lists entities of proliferation concern; with some exceptions, the designation requires states to freeze the financial assets on their territories which are owned or controlled by the entity, by its agents, or by entities it controls; the designation also requires states to ensure that funds, financial assets or economic resources are prevented from being made available by their nationals or by any persons or entities within their territories, to or for the benefit of the entity; the resolution calls on states to “exercise vigilance” in allowing the designated person to enter or to transit through their territories, and requires states to notify the Security Council if the person does so;
» Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Navy;

» Added on consolidated list of financial sanctions targets in the UK;

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