EU's Solana disappointed by Iran meeting

LONDON, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- The European Union's foreign policy chief said that a meeting Friday with Iran's head nuclear envoy was unproductive.

No date set yet for Iran-EU talks

TEHRAN, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Iran and the European Union plan future talks on various issues, including Iran's nuclear program, but no new date has been set, Iranian Press TV said.

EU, Iran to hold more nuclear talks

ROME, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Talks between the European Union and Iran over its nuclear policy went well, both sides said in Rome, and more talks are planned for later next month.

Iran's new nukes negotiator means trouble

TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- The replacement of Iran’s nuclear negotiator may mean trouble for the West’s ambitions to stop Iran’s controversial nuclear program.

Iran, EU in Rome nuclear talks

ROME, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Negotiators from Iran and the European Union gathered Tuesday in Rome to discuss Iran's defiance of international demands to stop enriching uranium.

Iran committed to atomic development

TEHRAN, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Iran's nuclear ambitions will not be affected by the departure of the man charged with calming international fears, it was reported Sunday.

Iran's nuclear negotiator replaced

TEHRAN, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Iran's chief nuclear negotiator has been replaced with a close ally of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the BBC reported Saturday.
Page 7 of 7
Saeed Jalili
European Union Foreign Policy Chief Javier Solana looks on as he listens to Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili (not seen) during their meeting in Tehran, Iran on June 14, 2008. Solana presented to Iran the updated package of proposals seeking to resolve the problems that Iran's nuclear program raises with the international community and to enter into a normalized relationship with Iran. Germany and the five permanent United Nations Security Council members, Britain, the United States, France, Russia and China, prepared the new package. (UPI Photo/Mohammad Kheirkhah)

Saeed Jalili, (Persian: سعید جلیلی, born 1965 in Mashhad ) is an Iranian politician and the present secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council. On October 20, 2007, he replaced Ali Larijani as the secretary of the council and hence chief nuclear negotiator of Iran. He was previously Deputy Foreign Minister for European and American Affairs.

Born 1965 in Mashhad, Jalili has a Ph.D in political science from Imam Sadeq University, the title of his doctoral thesis was "Paradigm of Political Thought of Islam in the Holy Quran". He worked as a university lecturer before becoming a junior government official in 1989, rising to become Director General for Office of Supreme Leader of Iran in 2001 and Deputy Foreign Minister for European and American Affairs and an advisor to the President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in 2005. He speaks Persian, English, and Arabic.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Saeed Jalili."
Most Popular
Stephanie Jacobsen joins cast of 'NCIS'
Anna Nicole Smith's estate loses bid for ex J. Howard Marshall's millions
Viral video shows grouper swallow shark off fisherman's reel in one terrifying gulp
North Korea insults John Kerry on his appearance
Jill Duggar, husband Derick Dillard expecting first child