Klimkin said the statement about the presence of his Russian citizenship
Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin answered the statement of the politician Mikheil Saakashvili about the presence of Russian citizenship. Review the official published in Twitter.
Earlier, on 8 August, deprived of Ukrainian citizenship, Saakashvili said that the head of the Ukrainian diplomacy has a Russian passport, and speak in Ukrainian is worse than him. “Belarus is ethnically not Ukrainian, but Russian, born in Russia”, — said the politician.
It is known that Klimkin was born in 1967 in Kursk. He studied at the Moscow physical-technical Institute, in the early 1990-ies worked in the Ukrainian Institute of electric welding. Later, despite the lack of professional education, began his career as a diplomat — he worked in the Department of military control in diplomatic missions in Germany and the UK, collaborating with the European Union the structures of the Ministry of foreign Affairs, held the position of Deputy Minister. Before appointment to the post of foreign Minister was Ambassador to Germany. The wife of the official — the daughter of Russian General Yuri Mikhailenko, awarded the medal “For returning Crimea”.