Maggie Kikaleyshvili. The procedure of deprivation of Mikhail Saakashvili Georgian citizenship will begin after the Georgian side will receive from Kiev official confirmation of the capture of the former President of the Ukrainian passport, said the head of the Ministry of justice tea tsulukiani.
"We expect Kiev official confirmation about the fact that ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili was granted Ukrainian citizenship. In the case of such confirmation We will start the procedure of deprivation of his Georgian citizenship, " said Tsulukiani reporters on Thursday.
first it was claimed that the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has granted Ukrainian Saakashvili citizenship, and signed the order appointing him Governor of Odessa region. Legally a citizen of Georgia in the case of obtaining the citizenship of another country automatically loses Georgian, however, the entry into force of this provision the necessary legal and technical procedures.
in the administration of President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili before also told that until not received from the Ministry of justice documentation for starting the procedure of deprivation Saakashvili Georgian citizenship.