Permanent Representative of Iran to the United Nations

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Ambassador to the United Nations of the Islamic Republic of Iran
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Incumbent
Majid Takht-Ravanchi

since 10 April 2019
AppointerPresident of Iran
Inaugural holderNasrollah Entezam
Formation1945
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The Ambassador of Iran to the United Nations is the leader of the delegation of Iran to the United Nations. The position is more formally known as the "Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, and Representative of Iran in the United Nations Security Council.

The currently ambassador is Majid Takht-Ravanchi since April 2019. [1]

Office-holders[edit]

The following is a chronological list of those who have held the office:

# Permanent Representative Years served Head of State of Iran UN Secretary-General
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Head of delegation Hassan Taqizadeh 1946–1947 Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Gladwyn Jebb
1 Nasrollah Entezam 1947–1950 Trygve Lie
2 Ali-Gholi Ardalan 1950–1955 Trygve Lie, Dag Hammarskjöld
3 Djalal Abdoh 1955–1959 Dag Hammarskjöld
4 Mehdi Vakil 1959–1970 Dag Hammarskjöld, U Thant
5 Fereydoun Hoveyda 1970–1979 U Thant, Kurt Waldheim
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Chargé d'Affaires a.i. Jamal Shemirani 1979 Mehdi Bazargan Kurt Waldheim
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6 Mansour Farhang 1979–1980 Abolhassan Banisadr Kurt Waldheim
Chargé d'Affaires a.i. Jamal Shemirani 1980 Abolhassan Banisadr Kurt Waldheim
7 Saeed Rajaee Khorasani 1981–1987 Ali Khamenei Kurt Waldheim, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar
Chargé d'Affaires a.i. Mohammad Ja'afar Mahallati 1987–1988 Ali Khamenei, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Javier Pérez de Cuéllar
8 1988–1989 (Permanent representative)
9 Kamal Kharazi 1989–1997 Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Kofi Annan
10 Seyyed Mohammad Hadi Nejad-Hosseinian 1997–2002 Mohammad Khatami Kofi Annan
11 Mohammad Javad Zarif 2002–2007 Mohammad Khatami, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Kofi Annan, Ban Ki-moon
12 Mohammad Khazaee 2007–2014 Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Hassan Rouhani Ban Ki-moon
Chargé d'Affaires a.i Gholamhossein Dehghani 2014–2015 Hassan Rouhani Ban Ki-moon
13 Gholamali Khoshroo 2015–2019 Hassan Rouhani Ban Ki-moon, António Guterres
14 Majid Takht-Ravanchi 2019– Hassan Rouhani António Guterres

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Iran Appoints Takht-Ravanchi as New Ambassador to UN".

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