Avakov denied the extradition of Saakashvili in Georgia

The Ministry of internal Affairs is addressing the issue of the possible extradition of ex-Governor of Odessa region of Mikheil Saakashvili in Georgia. This was stated by the lava of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov at the briefing, UNIAN.

He stressed that his Department is not responsible for such questions.


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“As for the question of extradition, the Ministry of internal Affairs does not work on extradition. And God knows, all this time, I tried to make the officers of the border guard or the police service was not involved in questions of interpretation of political positions, etc., and just doing his job”, – said Avakov.

As you know, September 10, at about 20:00 Saakashvili still managed to break into the territory of Ukraine, using the help of several hundred activists. The crowd, whose ranks were including people’s deputies of Ukraine, broke through the ranks of guards at the checkpoint “shehyni” and had a policy in Ukraine.

In the course of events at “shehyni” injured 16 security officials. Police have opened a criminal case on the fact of breaking the boundaries of Saakashvili 332 under article “Illegal transportation of persons through the state border of Ukraine”. Article provides imprisonment for the term from three till seven years.