Also Known As:
Muhammad Baqer Zolqadr
Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs of Iran; officer of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).
Designated by the U.N. Security Council on March 24, 2007, pursuant to resolution 1737 (2006), as a person linked to Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps; subsequently designated by U.N. Security Council resolution 2231 (2015); with some exceptions, the designation requires states to freeze assets that are owned or controlled by the person, directly or indirectly, and to ensure that assets are not made available to the person.
Listed by the European Union on April 21, 2007, as a person linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; 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.
Sanctioned by the governments of Australia and Japan, restricting business and financial transactions with the person and/or freezing the person's assets in those countries.