Mikhail Saakashvili, received Ukrainian citizenship automatically loses Georgian, said the people's Deputy of the parliamentary majority of Georgia Zviad kvatchantiradze as.
As stressed by the people's Deputy, according to Georgian law, in the case of obtaining the citizenship of another country citizen automatically loses Georgian. At Georgia permits dual citizenship for second - Georgian citizenship - need to sign up to the President, RIA " Novosti ".
"This Legislation, adopted by Saakashvili. If he becomes the Governor and receives Ukrainian citizenship, he is obliged to concede Georgian citizenship, " said the kvatchantiradze as. According to the Deputy, " If the Georgian leadership decided to give the ex-President of dual citizenship, It would be irresponsible decision." Consisting of Saakashvili's party "United national movement Giorgi Vashadze said that the former President" as long as no one appealed on the issue of dual citizenship ". According to Vashadze, Saakashvili to take testimony on whether to leave or not the position of the head of the party after will decide the question of granting him dual citizenship by the Georgian authorities. Vashadze also said, " the law of Georgia provides for dual citizenship and, therefore, It could be, so very much depends on the political decisions of the government. Himself Mikheil Saakashvili anyone will not apply on the issue of deprivation of citizenship of Georgia ". On the first day of the weekend President Poroshenko officially announced the appointment of Saakashvili to the post of head of the Odessa region. Before that, people's deputies of the Verkhovna Rada from the party "Block of Petro Poroshenko" Mustafa Nayem and Serhiy Leshchenko in its ocerall stated that Saakashvili officially became a citizen of Ukraine.