Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili on Tuesday admitted that the Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko persuaded him to become his adviser in the midst of active hostilities, reports journalist OPINION in Tbilisi.
in an interview to the TV company "Rustavi-2" from Kiev new Advisor to the Ukrainian President, who is at home looking for 4 articles of the criminal code, Said Poroshenko " three times in one day met me, and this is the period when all bombed here, call (U.S. President Barack) Obama, (German Chancellor Angela) Merkel "." in the administration (President of Ukraine) madness... Poroshenko said: "I very need in Kiev, we have one the battle, and we are on it must go together" - told Saakashvili." So spontaneous was born the idea to make international Council reform, said the former Georgian leader.- To enter the famous former and current reformation." I - it (Council) head. Poroshenko said that he fully trusts me. Said that, I formed the structure of the identified resources are needed, and we'll follow at all, " said Saakashvili. According to him, Ukraine to the President of the Russian Federation centuries Putin - " the struggle for life and death "." It is a struggle for the restoration of the USSR, because to him the existence of an independent Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Ukraine is an anomaly, " Said Saakashvili. First held in Tbilisi, the US assistant Secretary of state Victoria Nuland said that the ex-President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili became adviser to the Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko as someone who worked a lot on reforms. At a press conference on Tuesday, She said that Saakashvili invited (Kyiv) - as a member of a large group of advisors " When Poroshenko. Ukraine, in its expressions, striving to learn from the experience changes From those people who " worked hard to reform." However, She said that the former Georgian leader - " private citizen ". On the question of the requirement of the main Prosecutor's office of Georgia to issue Saakashvili, whose homeland blame on 4 articles of the criminal code, She said that this issue must be addressed in bilateral relations. From other comments in this respect She refrained. This Nuland said that at present an important period in the history of Georgia and Ukraine, because both countries want to be part of the Euro-Atlantic space. She urged Residents pairs of countries to support one another in this direction. On Tuesday, it was announced that the main Prosecutor's office of Ukraine, in spite of appropriate international and bilateral Treaty, refused to Georgia to extradite ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili and former justice Minister Zurab Adeishvili. Upon written request of the main Prosecutor's office of Georgia, the issue of extradition between Kyiv and Tbilisi subject to appropriate documents - the European Convention of 1957, the Minsk Convention of 1993 and the bilateral Treaty of 1995. SE emphasizes that against Saakashvili and the gun at home formulated accusations. , He also is wanted by Interpol. SE asked the Ukrainian party of their detention and extradition, but Kyiv did not want to cooperate and issue of wanted persons, the statement says. On the last working day of the week the former head of Georgia was appointed adjunct assistant to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. In addition, Saakashvili led the international Advisory Council of the reforms Under the President of Ukraine. Speaking yesterday on the air of one of the Ukrainian TV channels, the ex-President of Georgia Said that it wants to coordinate the provision of arms of Kiev.