The leader of the opposition party movement novih forces Mikheil Saakashvili, there are actual legal grounds to stay in Ukraine and not to be extradited to Georgia. It on a press-conferences were declared by the lawyer of the politician Ruslan Chernolutsky, the correspondent LIGA.net.
According to the defender, the recent statement of the Minister of justice Pavel Petrenko that legal obstacles to the deportation or extradition of Saakashvili were not true.
Chernolutsky reminded that October 31, 2017 Saakashvili received from HMS denial of extra protection from extradition to Georgia and appealed the decision in court.
“This statement of the court session was long postponed, however, apparently under pressure from banking – urgent consideration of the application took place on the day when Saakashvili and his lawyers were summoned to the GPU and could not attend the court, and in protest, Michael was denied,” said the lawyer.
In his opinion, in AP, therefore, decided to expel the opposition in one form or another.
Chernolutsky also noted that on the third request of Georgia for the extradition of Saakashvili ordered the GPU and the Ministry of justice, which must be completed before the end of December 2017.
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The lawyer believes the test is illegal, since, according to him, like it has already been held twice, and according to their results of Georgia results in the policy was denied.
All the above gives grounds to assert that the ex-head of the Odessa regional state administration is sufficient legal basis and tools in order to legally stay in Ukraine, said Chernolutsky.
The extra fractional people’s Deputy Yuri Derevyanko recalled that Yuriy Lutsenko as a head of the BPP, signed request from the parliamentarians that all open in Georgia, the case against Saakashvili, politically motivated, and therefore should not be satisfied.
“And now as attorney General he took a diametrically opposite approach,” – said the Deputy, putting on a “purely politically motivated” actions of the Prosecutor General.
Protect Saakashvili fears he may be expelled immediately after December 26, when the deadline for extradition check and scheduled court hearing on the complaint of opposition on the decision of GMS.
Saakashvili believe that the government may try to extradite him to Georgia, pending appeal, as in the case of extradition of Moldovan businessman Veaceslav Platon.
July 26, 2017, President Petro Poroshenko has deprived Saakashvili Ukrainian citizenship, and closer to autumn, the Prosecutor’s office of Georgia gave Kiev a request for his extradition in connection with an open criminal case.
In October, the GMC has denied Saakashvili’s consideration of his request for asylum, and later refused and in the preparation of documents for resolving the issue of granting additional protection.
October 29, Saakashvili has informed that has appealed in court the presidential decree on the deprivation of his citizenship.
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