New Permanent Representative of Iran Presents Credentials
(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)
The new Permanent Representative of Iran to the United Nations, Amir Saeid Iravani, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Iravani served as Deputy Secretary for Foreign Policy and International Security on Iran’s Supreme National Security Council from 2013 to 2021. From 2006 to 2013, he was Secretary of his country’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, and prior to this, he was a senior expert on Iranian national security affairs from 2001 to 2006.
From 1998 to 2001, he served as Iran’s ambassador to Iraq. He also held several positions in Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, serving as the Director General of its Office for Assessment and Research from 1991 to 1998 and as a foreign-policy expert from 1982 to 1991.
Born in 1961, Mr. Iravani holds a Master of Arts in state management from the University of Tehran in Iran, and a Bachelor of Science in math from Bhopal University in India.