Screenshot: Mikheil Saakashvili / Facebook
Former President of Georgia and former Governor of the Odessa region of Ukraine, Mikhail Saakashvili wrote an appeal to the Georgian people with promises to return soon. He posted it to his Facebook.
Appeal written on the occasion of the 14th anniversary of the overthrow of the regime of Aslan Abashidze in Adjara Autonomous Republic (a district in South-West Georgia). The footage is a politician in the yellow jacket with the bike standing on the embankment. He explained that is located in Amsterdam.
Saakashvili has promised to “soon to come” to Georgia to “do away with the lords”, as happened in Ajaria, “to bring people out of poverty” and to return the country tourism industry. “I would be happy to congratulate you, ajarians and all citizens of Georgia, not from the streets of Amsterdam, and right in Batumi, where I would be on this bike, but that time will come,” — said the politician.
Mikhail Saakashvili came to Holland, where his family is from Poland, where he was deported by the Ukrainian authorities in February. He was accused in ties with Russian secret services and the destabilization of the state system of Ukraine. Before the expulsion he was one of the organizers of the mass protests in Kiev against the regime of President Petro Poroshenko. In addition, since July of 2017, he was deprived of Ukrainian citizenship.
In Georgia, the politician served as President between 2004 and 2013. In 2014, against Saakashvili in Georgia, there were several criminal cases, he announced an internal investigation. However, in April, he has already stated his intentions to return home to finish with the official authorities, whose actions he called “rampant mafia”.
Video, photo All from Russia.