The situation around the leader of the party «movement novih forces,» Saakashvili invalid and the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine should give condemn manifestations of «political terror», said the head of the faction «Batkivshchyna» Yulia Tymoshenko from the parliamentary rostrum.
Statement Tymoshenko has published her official site.
«Nobody has the right in a free, European and democratic Ukraine after the two revolutions and mass repression in the eyes of the civilized world to do violence on their third Georgian President Saakashvili,» she said.
The leader of Batkivshchyna stressed that Saakashvili was forced to use the protests to protect themselves.
«It broke into the house, not allowing lawyers and deputies who was forced to go on the roof and in the eyes of the civilized world to announce that he was going to jump from the roof down,» she said.
Tymoshenko said that the parliamentary leaders agreed at 16.00 to invite to the Parliament the General Prosecutor of Ukraine and Chairman of the SBU, to hear their explanations, and the Verkhovna Rada needs to evaluate what is happening.
«The Verkhovna Rada should denounce political terror. And required vote the statement, which will be discussed that Parliament – not the participants of these processes. We must return to a Europe of democracy, rule of law and the rule of law,» she said.
On the morning of 5 December, the speaker of the security Service of Ukraine Elena Gilanskaya said that in the house at Saakashvili the General Prosecutor’s office conducts investigations. Activists tried to block the exits of the building. At the house of ex-President of Georgia scuffle.
The policy was placed in the car of the security Service of Ukraine, a car blocked by protesters. The detention of Saakashvili confirmed in the SBU. It was said that he was detained under part 1 of article 256 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (promotion of members of the criminal organizations and concealment of their criminal activities).
The Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko said that Saakashvili had received from Russia about $500 thousand for financing meetings with the aim to overthrow the government in Ukraine. In addition, according to the head of the GPU, in addition to the seizure of power, the purpose of the leader of the «Movement novih forces» the termination of the criminal proceedings against fugitive businessman Sergei Kurchenko and the restoration of its control over assets in Ukraine.
Day 5 Dec activists freed Saakashvili from the minibus of law enforcement, the politician urged his supporters to go to the Parliament building and demand the adoption of the law on impeachment of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. Activists arrived to the tent city in the capital Hrushevskoho street.
Saakashvili, speaking on stage at the Parliament building in Kiev, called his arrest «a provocation and theft». According to him, the security Service of Ukraine has turned into «a branch of the FSB.»
Tymoshenko has called the attempt to arrest Saakashvili «violence» 05.12.2017