Saakashvili confirmed the arrest of his brother in Ukraine

The ex-President of Georgia and former head of the Odessa regional state administration Mikhail Saakashvili said that his brother David Saakashvili, was detained by the staff of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine in Kiev. About it the politician wrote in Facebook.

«At dawn today eight representatives of the interior Ministry Avakov (Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov. – «GORDON») detained my brother David Saakashvili, when he left their home in Kiev, and took away in the unknown direction», – Saakashvili said.

He added that his brother is a lawyer and had documents authorizing residence in Ukraine.

«Apparently, thus trying to influence me to change my mind back. You very badly know me, it just further strengthens my resolve to protect Ukraine and Ukrainians from the huckster and their lawlessness,» wrote the ex-President of Georgia.

He also said that on September 1 at border crossings throughout the Western border of Ukraine sent mobile teams from Kiev, as «don’t trust the local guards».

«The challenge of mobile groups, including representatives of the former «Berkut», not to let me go and get the passport. Well, I’ll meet you at the border,» – said the politician.

September 1, former adviser to the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Ilya Kiva declared that David Saakashvili detained and prepared for deportation. According to Kiva, the detainee has violated the regime of stay in the country.

In April, Mikhail Saakashvili declared that according to the letter of the SBU residence permit in Ukraine, his brother was cancelled.

On 26 July, when the ex-President of Georgia was in the USA, the State migration service of Ukraine reported that the President Petro Poroshenko issued a decree on the loss of the Ukrainian citizenship of Mikhail Saakashvili due to the false information which he has specified in the citizenship. In particular, informed that in Georgia he was arrested in absentia.

16 Aug politician said he will return to Ukraine on 10 September through a customs post «Krakovets».

Saakashvili confirmed the arrest of his brother in Ukraine 02.09.2017

Сентябрь 2nd, 2017 by
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