As IRGC-QF Commander, Qasem Soleimani oversees the IRGC-QF officers who were involved in this plot.
was previously designated by the Treasury Department under E.O. 13382 based on his
relationship to the IRGC.
was also designated in May 2011 pursuant to E.O. 13572, which targets human rights abuses in Syria, for his
role as the Commander of the IRGC-QF
, the primary conduit for Iran's support to the Syrian General Intelligence Directorate (GID).