Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko relieved Alexander Mezhuyev of the post of State Secretary of the Security Council of the Republic of Belarus upon his request due to family circumstances, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
Mezhuyev was appointed as the State Secretary of the Security Council in December 2013. Born on July 11, 1959 in Lyakhovichy village, Brest region. Higher education: Graduated from Kiev Higher Military Command College, in the field of wheeled vehicles; M.V.Frunze Military Academy (Moscow), in the field of command and staff operational and tactical activities; Military Academy of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (Moscow), in the field of military and government management; Major-General. He served in the command and staff positions: a brigade commander, a deputy commander of the operational command, a Chief of Staff — First Deputy Commander of the Operational Command, a Commander of the Operational Command, a Chief of the Military Inspectorate of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus. Member of the Board of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Belarus. Married, has three sons.