Ali Akbar Salehi

Head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI). The AEOI oversees Iran's nuclear programme and is designated under UNSCR 1737

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Head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI). The AEOI oversees Iran’s nuclear programme and is designated under UNSCR 1737 (2006);

Ali Akbar Salehi is an Iranian academic, diplomat and the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran. He served as head of the AEOI from 2009 to 2010 and was appointed to the post for a second time on 16 August 2013. Before the appointment of his current position, he was foreign affairs minister from 2010 to 2013. He was also the Iranian representative in the International Atomic Energy Agency from 1998 to 2003;

As the head of the AEOI when Iran was facing increased scrutiny in light of International Atomic Energy Agency findings, Salehi was designated for financial sanctions and travel restrictions by the European Union and the United Kingdom. Salehi and Ernest Moniz joined 2015 Geneva Iran and P5+1 nuclear talks to discuss more about technical aspects of Iran nuclear program. Salehi has been selected among the ten people who mattered the year 2015 by Nature magazine because of his role in nuclear talks;

Involved In:
Nuclear Weapon Program

Also Known As:
Ali Akbar Salehi

4 March 1949


Reason for the color:
» Listed by the European Union on 17 November 2009 as a person 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 person, and prevent funds or economic resources from being made available to him;