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Permanent Representative of Iran to the United Nations

Ambassador to the United Nations of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Mohammad Khazaee

since July 25, 2007
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 Mohammad Khazaee since 25 July 2007.[1]


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

# Permanent Representative Years served UN Secretary-General Iranian President
1 Nasrollah Entezam 1945–1962 Gladwyn Jebb, Trygve Lie, Dag Hammarskjöld, U Thant Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (Shah)
2 Fereydoun Hoveyda 1962–1979 U Thant, Kurt Waldheim
3 Kazem Rajavi 1979–1980 Kurt Waldheim Abulhassan Banisadr
4 Mohammad Nabavi 1980–1989 Kurt Waldheim, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar Mohammad-Ali Rajai, Ali Khamenei
5 Saeid Khorassani 1989 Kurt Waldheim, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar Ali Khamenei
6 Kamal Kharazi 1989–1997 Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Kofi Annan Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
7 Sadegh Kharazi 1997–2002 Kofi Annan Mohammad Khatami
8 Mohammad Javad Zarif 2002–2007 Kofi Annan, Ban Ki-moon Mohammad Khatami, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
9 Mohammad Khazaee 2007–2014 Ban Ki-moon Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Hassan Rouhani


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