Last time I was in Ukraine was not allowed Yanukovych – Saakashvili

Deprived of Ukrainian citizenship by the former head of Odessa regional state administration, Mikheil Saakashvili said that “last time it was not allowed then President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych”.

This he told in an interview to “the Ukrainian truth”.

“When I arrived, I was in the “black list”. The guards were ordered not to let me in Ukraine. But it was independence,” recalled Saakashvili. Then he was threatened with forcible deportation. The politician story that left Ukraine, “as soon as Yanukovych left Ukraine, came back.”

Videodemonstration President has officially confirmed the deprivation of Saakashvili Ukrainian citizenship

TSN. 19:30

27 Jul, 20:56

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“So one attempt to ban me from entering Ukraine have already been made. And this man is now in Rostov,” – concluded Saakashvili.

We will remind, the President Petro Poroshenko, Saakashvili was deprived of the citizenship of Ukraine based on the recommendations of the Commission on citizenship issues under the President of Ukraine. This was reported in the presidential Administration.

Saakashvili himself said that it wants to make to refugee status, but he is going to pursue the legitimate right to return to Ukraine”.

Ukrainian citizenship Saakashvili gave his decree the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko at the end of may 2015. On the eve of obtaining his Ukrainian passport was appointed Chairman of the Odessa regional state administration. In December 2015, it was deprived of Georgian citizenship.

At the head of the Odessa region , Saakashvili worked for a year and a half, after which he announced his resignation, accusing the President of violating the promises and progress to senior positions in the regional administrations of the “old corrupt”. Then the former President of Georgia announced the creation of their own political powerwhich will go on elections to the Ukrainian Parliament.