The Governor of Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili said the decision to disband the militia in the area, which, according to his statement, was a " criminal syndicate ".
"Yesterday, red-handed While taking a bribe for the protection racket was arrested the President of the Odessa police. Confirmed what I have always said Odessa police this is a well organized crime syndicate. From my point of view, it should be fully dissolve, and to build new ", - Saakashvili wrote on his page in Facebook. He also said about creating together With the head of the MIA of Ukraine Arsen Avakov special unit within the Ministry of internal Affairs which will be engaged in " illegal activities of officials within the administration and the police ". Saakashvili promised to continue "cleaning" in the environment of " high officials ". Remember, the 25th of August in Odessa was officially presented the new patrol law enforcement." Odessa and Ukrainian law enforcement agencies will show better quality ", - said the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko at the ceremony of the oath of the new patrol police in Odessa, reports news Agency. In addition, Saakashvili stated that North America will Finance the training of new personnel and the battle against illegal activities of officials in Odessa. 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 ".