The head of the Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili is now in the process of renunciation of Georgian citizenship, said the employee of the press service of the regional state administration Denis Samagin.
"Mikheil Saakashvili is in the process of renunciation of Georgian citizenship ", - writes " Ukrainian truth ".
Dual citizenship in Ukraine is prohibited by the Constitution of the country. Remember, at the end of may the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko gave the former President of Georgia Ukrainian citizenship and legally said of his appointment Odessa Governor. In the Parliament of Georgia has called the appointment of Saakashvili Governor of Odessa region by a mistake of the Ukrainian authorities, and inhabitants of Odessa fifteen held a protest calling for Saakashvili to " go home ". At home, Saakashvili declared wanted. The accusations against him in several criminal cases, as well as among them of embezzlement 5 million dollars of public funds for personal needs. In February, the Chief Prosecutor's office of Georgia appealed to the Ukrainian colleagues with the request for extradition of Saakashvili, but was refused.