The Prosecutor’s office of Georgia will continue to demand the extradition of ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili and noted that the restoration of Ukrainian citizenship will not affect its legal prosecution.
“The fact of the loss or recovery of citizenship, Saakashvili will have no relation to legal prosecution or extradition procedure and will not have any impact on the current process,” — said the Prosecutor Koka Katsitadze, writes the Chronicle.info with reference to ukrinform.ru.
He noted that prosecutors will continue legal procedures to extradite Saakashvili.
As reported, President Vladimir Zelensky decree No. 329/2019 returned the citizenship of Ukraine ex-President of Georgia and former President of the Odessa regional state administration, Saakashvili by making changes in the decree ex-the President of Petro Poroshenko.
Ukrainian passport Saakashvili received in 2015. Then he was appointed to the position of Chairman of the Odessa regional state administration. In the fall of 2016, he resigned, and 26 July 2017 President Poroshenko has deprived Saakashvili Ukrainian citizenship.
May 29, Saakashvili returned to Ukraine.
In Poland, crashed the plane during the Second world war
In Georgia against Saakashvili initiated several criminal cases in which he was sentenced in absentia.