About Strategic Council on Foreign Relations

The Strategic Council on Foreign Relations (SCFR), which holds a strategic perspective to the issue of foreign relations, is a think tank and advisory body to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution of Iran. It was established in June 2006, by His Eminence’s decree, to engage and assume a role in major policymaking, open up new horizons in the era of foreign relations, benefit from the elite, and develop indicators with the aim of realizing objectives of the Iran Outlook Plan. It was chaired by Seyed Kamal Kharrazi while Ali Akbar Velayati, Ali Shamkhani, Mohammad Shariatmadari, and Mohammad Hossein Taremi were appointed as the SCFR members.