First Vice-speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko called on all faction leaders to issue a statement condemning the actions of supporters of ex-President of Georgia and leader of the party «movement novih forces» of Mikhail Saakashvili at the October Palace in Kiev on December 17. She said this at a meeting of the conciliatory Council of the Verkhovna Rada on 18 December, the correspondent of «GORDON».
«Under the threat was delivered the life and health of citizens because, in fact, terrorist actions of certain including people’s deputies of Ukraine and other so-called politicians of Ukraine, these politicians, at the October Palace. And I think this is a situation that requires the consolidated statements of political the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine about the fact that we condemn it», – said Gerashchenko.
She stressed that a number of Western embassies have condemned the events of 17 December, the October Palace.
«They said that you can not violate the right to peaceful protest of citizens, but also impossible to mix the right to peaceful protest with the right to a peaceful life of citizens», – said Gerashchenko.
17 Dec Saakashvili during a March «For impeachment,» said that the protesters organized the staff of the October Palace. The building came supporters of the policy, began clashes with security forces.
Saakashvili called on the protesters to unblock the October Palace and go to the Verkhovna Rada. 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.
Iryna Gerashchenko has called on the Parliament to condemn the «terrorist actions» of MPs and politicians at the October Palace in Kiev 18.12.2017