“I passed the medical board and was enrolled in the military register in Svyatoshynsky draft board. Health is great, I fit for the military service, so I am ready to defend Ukraine with arms,” Saakashvili wrote.
On May 28, Mikheil Saakashvili re-claimed his Ukrainian citizenship. This is mentioned in the decree of President Volodymyr Zelensky who reinstated the citizenship of the former Georgian president.
On May 29, Saakashvili returned to Ukraine.
On July 26, 2017, President Petro Poroshenko, by his decree, ceased Ukrainian citizenship of Saakashvili. On January 29, the Supreme Court began to consider the legality of this decision. On February 12, 2018, the border guards expelled the ex-president of Georgia from Ukraine to Poland as part of the readmission procedure.