The former Governor of the Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili was deprived of Ukrainian citizenship, said on Wednesday, July 26, the Ukrainian news portal TSN, citing a source in the state migration service of Ukraine.
Officials explained that the reason why Saakashvili is deprived of citizenship of steel about the information entered in the questionnaire. Saakashvili claimed that he is not under investigation in Ukraine or outside the country, although Georgia’s ex-President arrested in absentia.
Query on citizenship Saakashvili to the Prosecutor General of Ukraine sent to the people’s Deputy Andrey Lozovoy, and that in turn, appealed to the migration service. On this request, and the decision was made to notes migration service.
The order of deprivation of citizenship was signed by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, reports news Agency «Interfax», as well as Verkhovna Rada Deputy Igor Mosiychuk.
The citizenship of Ukraine, Saakashvili has issued a decree Poroshenko on may 30, 2015 and on the same day he was appointed Governor of the Odessa region.
In November 2016, he resigned from this position, explaining that decision fatigue «from the constant deception and corruption» and announcing that he plans to create his own party in the Ukraine, reminds the website of the TV channel «Rain».