The leader of the faction Block Petro Poroshenko Arthur Gerasimov said at a meeting of the conciliatory Council of the Verkhovna Rada on 18 December that the former President of Georgia, the party leader «movement novih forces,» Saakashvili personally urged his supporters to storm the October Palace in Kiev on December 17, the correspondent of «GORDON».
«What happened yesterday at the October Palace, is not peaceful protest. This is clearly planned action with the purpose to provoke the police to use force, even when threatened the lives of the children that the most cynical,» – said Gerasimov.
According to him, 17 Dec parents with children in the October Palace «was blocked because of the crowd that stormed the police intending to seize the Palace.»
He added that the police refrain from excessive violence.
«The shots did not sound… Isn’t about this provocation we heard, when the confederates Saakashvili spoke with Kurchenko (ukrianskih fugitive businessman Sergei Kurchenko. – «GORDON») on the phone? Saakashvili zalgalis in his comments… He personally called from the stage to the storming of the October Palace, heard it all. He later said that he did not know that in the October Palace is a festive concert, while posters about the concert, hung across the center of Kiev», – said Gerasimov.
According to the leader of the BPP, these «false statements» is built the whole policy of Saakashvili. Gerasimov also said that all MPs who had intended to take the ex-President of Georgia on bail, are responsible for the incident.
«You just, like Saakashvili, guilty of a threat to the life and health of hundreds of children, who at that time was in the October Palace», – said Gerasimov.
On the evening of 8 December, Saakashvili in Kiev detained and placed in temporary detention. He is suspected of receiving from Russia nearly $500 thousand in funding meetings to overthrow the Ukrainian government. GPU released a video with excerpts of audio recordings of telephone conversations that took place, according to investigators, between Saakashvili, fluent Ukrainian businessman Sergei Kurchenko, a representative Kurchenko, who is not named, and the man around Saakashvili Severina Dangadze.
The Prosecutor demanded for the policy measure in the form of house arrest wearing an electronic bracelet. December 11, Pechersky district court of Kiev decided to reject the prosecution’s request and released Saakashvili in court. The General Prosecutor of Ukraine filed an appeal.
17 Dec Saakashvili during a March «For impeachment,» said that the protesters organized the staff of the October Palace. «We are now here going to the October Palace, and there will be the headquarters of our coordinating Council. We drove not only the tents at night. You see, we did not overlap, I see that we do not interfere, it is all very peaceful,» said the politician from the stage at the Verkhovna Rada.
To the October Palace came the supporters of the leader of the «Movement novih forces,» began clashes with security forces.
Saakashvili called on the protesters to unblock the October Palace and go to the Verkhovna Rada.»We instead met management, met a large force of national guard who instigated the violence,» – said the politician.
After some time, the protesters dispersed.
According to the police of Kiev, the clashes at the October Palace injured 32 police officers. They got to hospital with poisoning unknown substance. In machardie said that injured 60 national guardsmen, 15 of them were hospitalized.
The ex-President of Georgia described the situation as a provocation to discredit the peaceful protest.
Gerasimov: Saakashvili personally from the stage, calling for the storming of the October Palace. Heard it all 18.12.2017