The former Governor of the Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili delivered an ultimatum to the Ukrainian authorities: either he return the citizenship of the country, or "they will not find it". On Saturday, August 12, reports channel "Russia 24", the video is available on the website "Вести.Ru".
The threat was voiced in conversation with the Russian pranker Vovan (Vladimir Kuznetsov) and Lexus (Alex Krasnov). The politician believed that talks with the Deputy head of the presidential administration of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. "If they let me in to Ukraine — this is another story. If the obstacles I will do it's none of their damn business, because I'm going to do everything in full. They will not find it!" — Saakashvili said.
According to the former Governor, he said the same thing Poroshenko personally. "I told him I wrote here, by the way: you say you probably forgot who I am! I have a lot of energy, lot of relations, big name. I am going to use for your specific goals against those oligarchical types," said he.
It is reported that during the conversation, Saakashvili was in Hungary, where flew already not existing Ukrainian passport.
26 Jul former Governor of the Odessa region was deprived citizenship. The country's leadership is explained by the fact that the questionnaire was incorrect (Saakashvili hide the fact that a defendant in a criminal case in Georgia). At the time of this decision, the politician was in the US. Border service of Ukraine has stated that it will not be allowed back into the country and trying to get back will take the passport.
Saakashvili was the head of Odessa oblast from may 2015 to November 2016, and gone in resignation at own will left a post of the adviser of the President. From 2004 to 2013 he held the post of President of Georgia policy stripped citizenship and filed against it some criminal cases, including the embezzlement of public funds. He also announced an internal investigation.