Also Known As:
Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour
BrigGen Mohammad Pakpur
Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Ground Forces; listed by the European Union on July 26, 2010 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.
Sanctioned in 2010 by the governments of Canada, Australia, and Japan, restricting business and financial transactions with the individual, freezing his assets, and/or imposing a travel ban in those countries; reportedly given command of IRGC Ground Forces in March 2010.