The ex-President of Georgia, former head of the Odessa regional state administration Mikhail Saakashvili will not be extradited to his homeland, while in Georgia does not complete the criminal proceedings against him. Comments about this channel «112 Ukraine» said the Deputy head of the Ministry of justice of Ukraine Denis Chernyshev.
Chernyshev said that the grounds for expulsion Saakashvili no, because the conviction that he could not stand.
According to the Deputy head of the Ministry of justice, the grounds for expulsion of ex-Governor of Ukraine at the moment, no, because in Georgia he had not been convicted.
«Nothing in Ukraine happened, in addition to the transition Saakashvili across the border. The documents that came to us, to us and to the Prosecutor General’s office against Saakashvili, they say that in Georgia discusses criminal cases against him. This is not another stage in the conduct of extradition and in this phase, the Ministry of justice does not participate,» – said the official.
He added that the ex-President of Georgia may appeal in court against the decree on the termination of Ukrainian citizenship.
«He has such a right. Why he did not use this right, – that in this question», – said Chernyshov.
The President issued a decree about the loss. July 26, on the basis of false data filed by the politician in the State migration service of Ukraine. In particular, Saakashvili indicated that against him in Georgia, criminal proceedings were opened. Poroshenko stressed that a politician could challenge this decision in the Supreme administrative court of Ukraine, and he as the President would agree with the court’s conclusion.
On 5 September, Ukraine has received from the Chief prosecution of Georgia’s request about the search, detention and extradition of Saakashvili. Before the Minister of justice of Georgia Thea Tsulukiani said that Ukraine refused to issue Saakashvili in 2014 and 2015.
September 10, instead of crossing the border at the checkpoint «Krakovets» Saakashvili first tried to enter Ukraine by train «intercity», but the train stopped. After that, the politician said that his team at the Polish border «is returned to the first plan» and go to the checkpoint «Krakovets», but instead went to the checkpoint «shehyni». The poles missed the bus with Saakashvili and deputies. The Ukrainian side has closed the border, allegedly because of the SBU about the mining transition. After that, the crowd of Saakashvili’s supporters broke through a cordon of guards and accompanied policy on the territory of Ukraine.
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko stressed that Saakashvili has committed a crime, violating the state border of Ukraine, to engage in that – the matter of law enforcement.
September 12, Saakashvili signed a Protocol on committing an administrative offense – illegal crossing of the border.
The Ministry of justice said that the grounds for the extradition of Saakashvili is now no 13.09.2017