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Most loyal officer was appointed as State Secretary of Belarusian Security Council

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April 22, 2016 19:36

Major-General Stanislav Zas was appointed as the State Secretary of the Security Council of Belarus. Despite the formation of the Russian-led military bloc (CSTO) and close Russo-Belarusian military integration, Zas is a supporter of greater independence for the Belarusian army. He is an asymmetrical warfare theorist, which is particularly relevant for Belarus due to rising tension in the region and the protracted conflict in eastern Ukraine. In addition, Zas is one of the most loyal officers to the Belarusian state, who has repeatedly emphasised his commitment to moderate development of the Belarusian culture. The Belarusian authorities will continue their prudent personnel policy and carefully replace senior officers in the security forces and the army with those loyal to the Belarusian state.

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