Abbas Rashidi

Also Known As: 

Rashidi, Abbas

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear



An engineer who has been involved in enrichment work at Natanz.

Listed in an annex to U.N. Security Council resolution 1803 of March 3, 2008, as a person linked to Iran's proliferation sensitive nuclear activities or development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; removed from the U.N. list in January 2016 by U.N. Security Council resolution 2231; listed by the European Union on April 23, 2007 as an entity linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; removed from the E.U. list in January 2016 as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Recognized on August 27, 2006 by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for his management and his role in the successful operation of a 164-centrifuge enrichment cascade at Natanz; reportedly involved in enhancement of P-2 centrifuges; reported deputy for production at the Electric Products Company.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

October 19, 2007

Date Last Modified: 

January 16, 2016