CSTO Secretariat

Season’s Greetings from the Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization Stanislav ZAS
The CSTO Secretary General had a meeting with the Ambassador of the Republic of Tajikistan to Russia
The CSTO Secretary General had a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia
The CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas held a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Ruslan Kazakbayev
The CSTO Deputy Secretary General Valery Semerikov met with the Chairman of the State Duma Commission to Investigate the Facts of Foreign Interference in the Internal Affairs of Russia
The CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas gave an interview at the RT TV channel: "We give priority to political means of influence"
Statement of the CSTO Secretary General in the course of the “round table” meeting "CSTO: Landmarks for Strategic Development", October 7, 2020
On the situation that arose in connection with the resumption of the armed conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh
The CSTO Deputy Secretary General Piotr Tsikhanouski took part in the VII-th Forum of the Regions of the Republic of Belarus and Russia
The CSTO Deputy Secretary General Valery Semerikov took part in the 2020 OSCE-wide Counter-Terrorism Video Conference (Vienna, Austria)
The CSTO Secretariat commentary on the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border that arose on July 12, 2020
The delegation of the CSTO Secretariat, headed by the CSTO Deputy Secretary General Valery Semerikov, took part in the events of the UN Online Week of Fight against Terrorism

CSTO Secretariat is a permanent working body of the Organization for the implementation of organizational, informational, analytical and consultative support of the activities of the bodies of the Organization.

Governance of the CSTO Secretariat:       

The CSTO Secretary General - Tasmagambetov Imangali Nurgalievich (biographical information) - Republic of Kazakhstan

CSTO Deputy Secretaries General:

Semerikov Valeriy Anatolyevich (biographical information) - Russian Federation

- Ordabayev Samat Islamovich - Republic of Kazakhstan

Hayrulloyev Takhir Sheraliyevich - Republic of Tajikistan

The CSTO Secretariat includes the following main structural units:

1. Political Cooperation Department. Head of Department Koronevskiy Petr Arkadievich (Republic of Belarus)

2. Military Security Issues Department. Head of Department Davtyan Suren Ludvigovich (Republic of Armenia)

3. Challenges and Threats Counteraction Department. Head of Department Samakov Tynchtykbek Kalmurzayevich (Kyrgyz Republic)

4. Organizational and Planning Department. Head of Department Badalian Ara Genrikhovich (Republic of Armenia)

5. Administration Department. Head of Department Bulidorov Alexander Petrovich (Russian Federation)

Controls include departments and groups as needed.       

In addition, the Secretariat has units in charge of legal, financial, economic and other issues.             
The number of quota posts in the Secretariat is assigned to the CSTO member states in proportion to their contributions to the budget.             
The appointment of officials for quota posts of the Secretariat is carried out by the Secretary General on a rotational basis every three years, as advised by the CSTO member states.