Reza Talaei-Nik

Reza Talaei-Nik (Persian: رضا طلایی‌نیک‎) is an Iranian military officer and conservative politician.

Reza Talaei-Nik
Service/branchIslamic Revolutionary Guards
Years of service1980–2000; 2009–present
Rank2nd Brigadier general
Battles/warsIran–Iraq War
Member of the Parliament of Iran
In office
28 May 2000 – 28 May 2008
ConstituencyBahar and Kabudarahang
Personal details
Political partyDevelopment and Justice Party
Other political
Principlists Pervasive Coalition (2008)
Harmony and Efficiency fraction (2004–2008)
Alma materUniversity of Command and Staff
National Defense University

He currently serves as a deputy for defence minister,[1] having previously held office as a member of the Parliament, and a member of its national security and foreign policy commission.[2]

He was formerly secretary-general of the Development and Justice Party, a party closely associated with Mohsen Rezaei.[3]


  1. ^ O'Connor, Tom (2 November 2019), "Iran Says All U.S. Bases in Syria Are 'Within Range' of Its Missiles, While Russia Tells Donald Trump to 'Fully Withdraw' Now", Newsweek
  2. ^ Sepehri, Vahid (15 May 2007), "Iran: Wariness Can't Disguise Interest In U.S. Talks", Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
  3. ^ Tom Landford (2015), "Islamic Iran Development and Justice Party (IIDJP)", Political Handbook of the World 2015, CQ Press, ISBN 9781483371559
Party political offices
New title Secretary-General of the Development and Justice Party
Succeeded by