MOSCOW, April 28/ Radio Sputnik. Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Dmitry Razumkov not sure I support the appointment of former President of Georgia, ex-Governor of the Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili to the post of Deputy Prime Minister on reforms.
Earlier, Saakashvili said that the vote of the Verkhovna Rada on the appointment of his Deputy Prime Minister on reform will be held April 30. Razumkov and the head of the faction of the Pro-presidential party “servant of the people” in Parliament Davit Arakhamia said that the issue of appointment of Saakashvili to the post of Deputy Prime Minister in the agenda of the Parliament on Thursday yet.
“I always said that to learn from the experience of other States and to attract experts in various fields is very important. But still, I think that in our team a sufficient number of colleagues who could carry out reform and be useful to the Cabinet of Ministers. As of today, I’m not sure I will fully share and support the current appointments in the government,” said Razumkov, his words leads Agency “RBC-Ukraine”.
He also noted that the faction of the majority opinions were divided. According to him, someone who strongly supported this initiative, others oppose. Razumkov added that the final alignment of forces can be seen closer to the meeting.
Saakashvili left Georgia in 2013, where he filed criminal charges, some of them he was sentenced in absentia to prison terms. In the spring of 2015 Saakashvili came to Ukrainian politics, when held the post of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko appointed him Governor of Odessa region, before granting citizenship. However, in November 2016 Poroshenko has dismissed Saakashvili, saying that he not only fulfilled promises to develop the region, but also significantly worsened the economic indicators of the region. At the end of July 2017, Poroshenko deprived Saakashvili Ukrainian citizenship. The government of Ukraine in February 2018 has sent Saakashvili to Poland, from which he in autumn 2017 illegally came to Ukraine broke through the cordons of border guards and law enforcement officers. Ukraine’s new President Vladimir Zelensky on may 28, 2019, a decree was returned Saakashvili Ukrainian citizenship. Policies on the following day returned to Ukraine.
Earlier radio Sputnik said, what will turn to Kiev Saakashvili’s appointment.
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