Hamid Baeidinejad

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Hamid Baeidinejad
حمید بعیدی‌نژاد
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Iranian Ambassador to the United Kingdom
Assumed office
5 September 2016
President Hassan Rouhani
Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif
Preceded by Hassan Habibollahzadeh
Director-General for Political Affairs and International Security Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
In office
29 August 2013 – 5 September 2016
Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif
Preceded by Hossein Sheikholeslam[1]
Succeeded by TBD
Personal details
Born (1962-10-11) October 11, 1962 (age 56)[2]
Tehran, Iran[2]
Nationality Iranian
Alma mater School of International Relations
Awards Orden al Mérito y Gestión IRI.png Order of Merit and Management (3rd class)[3]

Hamid Baeidinejad (Persian: حمید بعیدی‌نژاد‎; born 11 October 1962 in Tehran) is an Iranian diplomat who serves as the Iranian Ambassador to the United Kingdom. He was formerly the Director-General for Political Affairs and International Security Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.[2][4]

Baeidinejad graduated from the Ministry of Foreign Affair's School of International Relations in 1989.[2] He joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs the same year and has worked for the ministry ever since, working in the field of disarmament.[2] Baeidinejad served as one of Iran's negotiators in negotiations for curtailing Iran's nuclear program that lead to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in 2015.[2] He previously served in various capacities with Iran's missions to the United Nations, including a term from 2008-2011 as Iran's Ambassador and deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office at Geneva.[2]


  1. ^ مدیرکل سابق بین‌‌الملل مجلس به وزارت‌خارجه بازگشت/ احتمال عزیمت شیخ الاسلام به سوریه قوت گرفت
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Who is Baeidinejad?". Khabar Online. hypermedia. 6 October 2015. Retrieved 7 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Iran's FM, nuclear chief, DM receive medals for role in nuclear deal". Iranian Students' News Agency. 8 February 2016. Archived from the original on 31 May 2016. Retrieved 15 April 2016.
  4. ^ Karami, Arash (April 28, 2016). "Who's to blame for US seizure of $2 billion in Iranian assets?". Al-Monitor. Retrieved 3 May 2016.

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