Former President of Georgia and former Governor of the Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili rejected the offer to return to Ukraine illegally. He said that he would return to the country of citizenship of which he was deprived, only once will defend their rights in court.
photo: Alexander Astafyev
“I don’t always travel in comfort. But the trip in the trunk is not among my favorite ways to travel,” said Saakashvili during a meeting with journalists in Poland, RIA Novosti reported.
Earlier it became known that the Ukrainian border guards have started to carefully check the transport, crossing the Polish-Ukrainian border to prevent the return of Saakashvili to Ukraine.
“I want Ukraine was a European power, and I want to be a part of this process,” Saakashvili said, stressing that he intends to defend their right to Ukrainian passport in court.
Recall that Saakashvili was deprived of Ukrainian citizenship by order of the President of Petro Poroshenko.
The formal reason became inaccurate data that indicated the ex-President of Georgia when applying for a passport. He stated that he is not under investigation in the homeland, while in Georgia, he was arrested in absentia in 2015.