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Former leader of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili may be necessary to the newly elected President of Ukraine, said the candidate for the presidency Vladimir Zelensky. His words are quoted by TASS.
“I think that Saakashvili defends democracy of Ukraine in Europe and shows it in all their actions. I think he’s a serious diplomat and consultant for any candidate who becomes President. A person will need,” said Zelensky told reporters.
Deprived of Ukrainian citizenship, Saakashvili said that he intends on 1 April to fly to Ukraine, because I am sure that the current President Petro Poroshenko will not pass into the second round of elections, and therefore interfere with its entry into the country, no one will. It also showed on the phone bought a ticket.
In may 2015, Poroshenko appointed Saakashvili, Chairman of the Odessa regional state administration, a position the former President of Georgia took a year and a half. In the summer of 2017, Poroshenko has deprived Saakashvili to the point of being in opposition to the head of state, Ukrainian citizens, that did not stop the Georgian policy in September to break into the territory of Ukraine and to demand the resignation of Poroshenko. In February 2018, the Ukrainian intelligence services detained Saakashvili, expelled it from the territory of Ukraine and banned him from entering the country until 2021.
About the upcoming return to Ukraine, Saakashvili said on March 12. The politician said that he intends to arrive in Kiev Borispol airport on April 1, the day after the presidential election.
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