CSTO Secretariat


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 - Zas Stanislav Vasilievich (biographical information) - Republic of Belarus

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.