the head of the Pro-presidential faction “servant of the people” in Parliament, David Arakhamiya was not told where to work ex-President Georgia.
KYIV, April 30. /TASS/. Former President and former Governor Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili will not be assigned to Deputy Prime Minister on reforms in the Ukrainian government. This was stated on Thursday the head of the Pro-presidential faction “servant of the people” in the Verkhovna Rada David Arakhamiya.
“we Have enough votes in Parliament to make the decision on the appointment of Saakashvili Deputy Prime Minister. But, according to my information, there’s another decision, and the President has already fulfilled it with Mr. Mikhail [Saakashvili]“, — Arakhamiya told reporters on the sidelines of Parliament.
According to the head of the faction, is considered “another format that will ensure the success of the program, which he [Saakashvili] wants to accomplish.” However, he did not say where it will operate Saakashvili, the Cabinet or the President’s office. “Where exactly will be announced, possibly today or early next week,” said Arakhamia.
Earlier, Saakashvili reported that President Vladimir Zelensky invited him in my team and was offered the post Deputy Prime Minister on reforms. He even held a series of meetings with members of different factions.
the Former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in 2015 invited Saakashvili to the country gave him citizenship, and was appointed head of the Odessa region. However, soon between them there was a conflict, and in July 2017, when Saakashvili was abroad, Poroshenko deprived of his citizenship. In September 2017 the politician with the support of colleagues was able to return to the territory of Ukraine and tried through the courts to obtain the status of a citizen who needs protection, but in February 2018, he was arrested and expelled to Poland, after which he went to the Netherlands.
Zelensky in may 2019 returned Saakashvili Ukrainian citizenship. At the end of the same month he again came to Ukraine.