Saakashvili leaves Poland
Former Georgian President, ex-head of the Odesa Regional State Administration Mikheiil Saakashvili has left Poland, Polish Radio ZET has reported.
"Mikheil Saakashvili, whom Georgia’s authorities are looking for, has left Poland," the radio station reported in a Twitter statement on Tuesday.
It was reported on July 26, 2017, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had issued a decree depriving Saakashvili of Ukrainian citizenship. The presidential office explained that Saakashvili's citizenship had been revoked after it had turned out that he had mentioned incorrect information in his application for Ukrainian citizenship. The Commission on Citizenship Issues under the President of Ukraine voted for the termination of Saakashvili's citizenship and recommended that the president take an appropriate decision.
The State Migration Service of Ukraine said on its website that materials concerning Saakashvili had been submitted by the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine.
On August 7, Saakashvili said that he had unimpeded access to Poland with the Ukrainian passport.
According to the Polish media, on the same day, the office of the Georgian Prosecutor's Office sent a request to Warsaw to provide information about the stay of Saakashvili n Poland at that time, on whom an international arrest warrant was allegedly issued three years ago and the need to take action in connection with international obligations.
The former Georgian president was invited to Warsaw to take part in the celebration of the 73rd anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising. Saakashvili also said that he had met with Ukrainians working in Poland.