Brigadier General Hossein Salami

Also Known As: 

Hoseyn Salami
Hossein Salami
Hussayn Salami

Weapon Program: 

  • Missile

Address: 

Iran

Commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC); has served as Commander of the IRGC Air Force (Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps Air Force).

Iranian citizen and national; Iranian passport number D08531177.

Sanctions

Designated by the U.N. Security Council on December 23, 2006, pursuant to resolution 1737 (2006), as a person involved in Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; subsequently designated by U.N. Security Council resolution 2231 (2015); removed from the U.N. list on October 18, 2023, following the expiration of targeted sanctions contained in resolution 2231.

Listed by the European Union on July 26, 2010, as a person linked to Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC); with some exceptions, E.U. member states must freeze assets owned or controlled by the person, directly or indirectly, and prevent assets from being made available to the person; with some exceptions, E.U. member states must also prevent the person's entry into or transit through their territories.

Added on October 25, 2007, to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing the person's assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their delivery systems; also designated on October 31, 2017, pursuant to Executive Order 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism; also subject to the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the person or otherwise assisting the person are subject to U.S. sanctions.

Sanctioned by the governments of Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom, restricting business and financial transactions with the person and/or freezing the person's assets in those countries.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

June 18, 2007

Date Last Modified: 

December 20, 2023