Mikhail Saakashvili has asked for political asylum in Ukraine
Former President of Georgia and former Governor of the Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili has filed a petition to grant him political asylum in Ukraine. This was stated by the politician’s lawyer Markian halabala has been.
“Saakashvili has asked for the status of a citizen that needs extra protection. Political asylum is a household name this status”, — TASS quoted a lawyer.
She said the statement was sent to the office of the State migration service (SMS) of Ukraine in Lviv region on September 11. “HMS has not yet responded to the petition. By law, a response must be received within days”, — said Markiyan halabala has been.
Recall that Mikheil Saakashvili has lost the citizenship of Ukraine, but was able to get to its territory. First, because the policy has canceled the train Przemysl-Kyiv, and when he tried to cross the border by bus, has announced the mining of the transmission. In the end, Saakashvili and his supporters managed to break through the cordon of security forces.
Later, the Ukrainian border guards handed a policy report on illegal border crossing. He called it a violation of the law and reported the missing passport, which is allegedly the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.