Saakashvili's readmission from Ukraine to Poland was legal, - Supreme Court

Source : 112 Ukraine

The court upheld the decisions of lower instances
12:43, 20 November 2019

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Supreme Court dismisses cassation appeal of former Georgia President, leader of Movement of New Forces party Mikheil Saakashvili in the case over his claim to the State Border Service of Ukraine, State Migration Service and Ministry of Internal Affairs on recognition of a decision on readmission to Poland as illegal and its annulment. This was reported on the Supreme Court's Facebook page.

The politician requested the court to declare authorities' actions from February 12, 2018, which were set for execution of the decision on readmission to the previous country of residence, illegal.

The Supreme Court upheld the decisions of lower instances, which were dismissing Saakashvili's claims.

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The Resolution shall enter into force on the moment of its adoption, shall be final and shall not be subject to appeal. The ruling was made during a hearing on November 19, 2019.

As we reported earlier, the Chief Military Prosecutor's Office opened criminal proceedings for the unlawful expulsion from Ukraine of the former President of Georgia, leader of the Movement of New Forces Party Mikheil Saakashvili in February 2018. The press service of Chief Military Prosecutor's Office stated this.

“Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has sent an appeal to the Chief Military Prosecutor's Office. The claim is over the abduction and violent actions against Saakashvili and his illegal transfer across the state border of Ukraine to Poland on February 18, 2018. The criminal proceedings were opened over the claim,” the Prosecutor's Office reported.

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