The party of President Vladimir Zelensky “servant of the people” found a job for the former Governor of Odessa region and the former head of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili: it wanted to appoint Deputy Prime Minister on reforms. About it reports “Ukrainian truth” with reference to sources in political power.
Clarifies that the signal is now voting on parliamentary groups within the party. The official presentation of the new appointment of Saakashvili in the Parliament has not yet been reported.
The press service of Saakashvili’s edition also confirmed that he received an offer to become Deputy Prime Minister. From other comments has refused. It is specified that the appointment could take place this coming Friday, April 24.
Earlier it was reported that Saakashvili wanted to nominate his candidacy for mayor of Odessa from “Servants of the people” and led about negotiating with the office Zelensky.
In may 2015, who was then President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko gave the Georgian policy of the Ukrainian citizenship, and appointed him Governor of Odessa region. This position, Saakashvili held a one and a half years, and then joined the opposition to the President.
In the summer of 2017, Poroshenko deprived Saakashvili of citizenship, and in February of 2018 Ukrainian security services detained him, were expelled from the country and banned until 2021. Ukraine’s new President Vladimir Zelensky has restored the citizenship of Saakashvili. The politician returned to Ukraine on may 29, 2019.