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
Gholamali Khoshroo

since February 2015
Appointer President of Iran
Inaugural holder Nasrollah Entezam
Formation 1945
Website Website of Iran Mission to the United Nations

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 Gholamali Khoshroo since January 28, 2015.[1]

Office-holders[edit]

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

# Permanent Representative Years served UN Secretary-General Iranian monarch/head of state
- Hassan Taqizadeh (Head of delegation) 1946–1947 Gladwyn Jebb Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
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
- Jamal Shemirani (Charge d’Affaires a.i.) 1979 Kurt Waldheim Mehdi Bazargan
6 Mansour Farhang 1979–1980 Kurt Waldheim Council of the Islamic Revolution, Abolhassan Banisadr
- Jamal Shemirani (Charge d’Affaires a.i.) 1980 Kurt Waldheim Abolhassan Banisadr
7 Saeed Rajaee Khorasani 1981–1987 Kurt Waldheim, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar Ali Khamenei
8 Mohammad Ja'afar Mahallati 1987–1988 (Charge d’Affaires a.i.)
1988–1989 (Permanent representative)
Javier Pérez de Cuéllar Ali Khamenei, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
9 Kamal Kharazi 1989–1997 Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Kofi Annan Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
10 Seyyed Mohammad Hadi Nejad-Hosseinian 1997–2002 Kofi Annan Mohammad Khatami
11 Mohammad Javad Zarif 2002–2007 Kofi Annan, Ban Ki-moon Mohammad Khatami, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
12 Mohammad Khazaee 2007–2014 Ban Ki-moon Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Hassan Rouhani
- Gholamhossein Dehghani (Charge d’Affaires a.i.) 2014–2015 Ban Ki-moon Hassan Rouhani
13 Gholamali Khoshroo 2015– Ban Ki-moon Hassan Rouhani

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