KIEV, June 12 — RIA Novosti. the head of the Executive Committee of the Ukrainian national Council of reforms, the former Governor of the Odessa region and ex-President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili called a “stiff upper lip” of the General Prosecutor of Ukraine, which “found the strength” to initiate a criminal case against the ex-President Petro Poroshenko.

the state Bureau of investigations of Ukraine on 10 June reported that Poroshenko handed a written message saying that he was a suspect in a criminal case. Ex-President suspect that he forced the head of the foreign intelligence Service to appoint his Deputy Sergei Semochko, who held the position of head of the Kyiv Department of the security Service of Ukraine. Poroshenko and his lawyers claimed that refused to accept the suspicion that they have tried to give illegal. According to the office of the attorney General, the investigators are preparing a petition to arrest former President.

“the Prosecutor General’s office finally found the strength, the new attorney General really did a nice job and filed a case on Poroshenko. At first glance it may seem that it is not clear whom there was appointed Deputy of coordination, and it is not clear whether for this plant, but you have to understand who this Semochko. He is the bandit,” — Saakashvili said on air of the TV channel “Ukraine 24” on Friday.

According to him, when Poroshenko, the country has become poorer by 30% and Poroshenko himself, at a lower data Forbes, is richer by at least half.

“If you go on the trail of the money, a lot of things you can find. Yes, I know that a stop of the attorney General, within the Prosecutor’s office have many doubts about this, but the attorney General made a decision on this issue”, — Saakashvili said.

In July 2018 Semochko, who held the position of head of the Kyiv Department of the security Service of Ukraine, was appointed first Deputy head of the foreign intelligence Service. In early October of 2018 came out journalistic investigation where it was alleged that in the years 2015-2017, during the conflict in the Donbass, family Semochko without having any major legal income, bought a mansion in one of the most expensive suburban settlements — the village of Kozin near Kiev — worth several million dollars.

Also in the investigation said that the family “of Ukrainian intelligence and counterintelligence” Semochko listed in the databases of taxpayers of Russia. Subsequently, the Ukrainian counter-intelligence has confirmed the presence of Russian citizenship his wife Semochko. Poroshenko in April 2019 fired Semochko.