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Friday, February 16, 2018

Poroshenko praised the border guards who decided not to shoot Saakashvili

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko commented on the situation with the entry into the country deprived the Ukrainian citizenship of the leader of the “movement of new forces” of Mikhail Saakashvili.

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We will remind, Saakashvili, with the support of MPs yesterday crossed the border of Ukraine with Poland and is now Lviv. Saakashvili managed to return to the country due to the breakthrough of boundary cordons his supporters.

According to Poroshenko at a meeting on the development of rural medicine, in the publication “Gordon”, “the crime was committed, violated the constitutional principle of the inviolability of borders. It doesn’t matter who violates the border, the militants in the East or the politicians in the West.

The President of the country approved the decision of the border guards who refused to shoot at the supporters of Saakashvili: “Our guards are best proven at the time of ATO was correct in not using weapons, the use of which they had every legal right. They are not allowed to excite the fire, the conflict in the country, what these politicians are achieved.”

According to Poroshenko, Saakashvili had to return to Ukraine and to challenge the decision on deprivation of citizenship in the courts. Recall that this was the moment when the former President of Georgia and the Governor of Odessa region was abroad, in the United States.

While yesterday’s return of Saakashvili was accompanied by the creation of obstacles from the Ukrainian authorities: he was stopped by a train that politician tried to come into the country, and then allegedly received a message about mining of the border crossing.


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