Also Known As:
General Ali Fadavi
Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy; 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 by the Australian government in August 2010, prohibiting Australian parties from conducting business with or transferring funds to him without prior approval.
Designated by the Japanese government in 2010 as a person who could contribute to Iran's nuclear activities; designated persons are subject to an asset freeze and travel ban.
Reportedly appointed as commander of the IRGC Navy in May 2010.