Security Service questions Saakashvili, next interview - on January 16

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ex-President of Georgia was questioned on the case of financing protests at the Verkhovna Rada building
17:25, 10 January 2018

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The Security Service of Ukraine completed the interrogation of the ex-head of the Odesa Regional State Administration and former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, the correspondent of 112 Ukraine TV channel informed from the scene. The interview lasted several hours.

According to Saakashvili's lawyers, he was questioned on the case of organizing a protest at the parliament building.

"Voiceprint was not taken for examination today. Additional interview will be held on January 16, at that time they plan to take voiceprint," the correspondent explained.

Earlier, Saakashvili was in the Prosecutor General's Office, but refused to be questioned, demanding the transfer of his case to the Security Service (SBU). After that, he ignored several interviews in the SBU, coming to the building, but not going inside.

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As it was reported earlier in Kyiv under the walls of Verkhovna Rada there is a rally of allies of the former governor of Odesa region and now leader of Movement of New Forces party Mikheil Saakashvili and a number of other opposition politicians. The organizers and participants of the event demand that parliament cancels the parliamentary immunity, amend electoral legislation, making the party lists open, and also create an anti-corruption court.  

Around about 3,500 of law enforcers protect order in the center of capital, the traffic movement is partially blocked. According to various estimates, several thousand people take part in the protests under the parliament building.

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