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Ali Akbar Ahmadian, new Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran

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The man who signed the China-sponsored diplomatic breakthrough between Iran and Saudi Arabia, but who also was close to the Iranian spy who worked for the British security agency is now out of Iran's national security council. As his resignation indicates, it is not clear if Admiral Ali Shamkhani legacy will be determined by the outcome of Saudi-Iranian deal or by the security lapse that resulted in the assassination of Iranian scientists and nuclear secrets exposures.


Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi appointed Admiral Ali Akbar Ahmadian as the new Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran, succeeding Admiral Ali Shamkhani.

Iran's Supreme National Security Council receives its new secretary by presidential decree. Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi appointed Admiral Ali Akbar Ahmadian as Secretary of the country's Supreme National Security Council, succeeding Admiral Ali Shamkhani, who was thanked by the Iranian president for his efforts during the ten years of his tenure. position. Perhaps the most prominent and last of these efforts is his efforts to resume bilateral relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

But.. who is the new secretary of the council? Admiral of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy, Ali Akbar Ahmadian.

Born in 1961, in Kerman Province, southern Iran, Ali Akbar Ahmadian joined the fighting fronts in the Iraqi-declared war on Iean in 1980 at the age of nineteen.

During the last years of the war, Ahmadian became one of the architects of transformation in the Revolutionary Guards Navy and played a role in the formation of a new and innovative naval force in the Revolutionary Guards, and was considered as one of the first theorists of the idea of asymmetric defense.

Fifteen years of his service in the Revolutionary Guards Navy made him an expert in navigation and missiles; only to leave his position in the Revolutionary Guard Navy, to head the Joint Staff of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, for the next seven years.

A doctorate degree in strategic management, qualified him to be the head of the strategic center of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps for sixteen years, starting from 2006, and he is considered one of the most respected figures in the country in matters of national security. To be one of the five new members added by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution to the formation of the Expediency Council in the country.

As is the case with highranking Iranina officials who are termed-out for elected office or resign, Shamkhani will be asorbed into the leader's office. Today, it was reported that Admiral Shamkhani became a member of the Expediency Council and a political adviser to the leader of the revolution

According to the political group of Fars news agency, Ayatollah Khamenei, the leader of the Islamic Revolution, appointed Ali Shamkhani as a member of the Expediency Recognition and Political Advisory Council of the leadership.

The statement of the Supreme Leader to this effect was issued today:

In the name of God

I am appointing you as a member of the Expediency Recognition and Political Advisory Council of the leadership. I ask God Almighty for your success.

Seyed Ali Khamenei


The new SNSC secritary was also appointed to another role: Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Issued a decreee appointing Ali Akbar Ahmadian as his representative in the Supreme National Security Council in accordance with Article 176 of the Constitution. The tecxt of the decree was released today:

In the name of God

With regard to the appointment of Mr. Ali Akbar Ahmadian as the head of the Secretariat of the Supreme National Security Council, I am appointing him as the representative of the leadership in the said council based on Article 176 of the Constitution. I thank and appreciate Mr. Ali Shamkhani's responsible and persistent presence and efforts in this agency for several years. I wish everyone success from Almighty God.

Seyed Ali Khamenei

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