in ,

Ukraine border service says will ‘confiscate Saakashvili’s passport if border cross attempted’

KIEV (Sputnik) – “The State Border Guard Service has a decree issued by the Ukrainian President and relevant instructions from the State Migration Service of Ukraine. In accordance with this, the Border Guard Service officers have to confiscate Saakashvili’s passport or any other passport detected in the database during passport control and [listed as] invalid,” Servatiuk told reporters.

According to Servatiuk, confiscation of a passport deprives an individual of the right to cross the national borders of Ukraine. The deputy head of the Ukrainian Border Guard Service added that there had been no information from the Ukrainian Security Forces about Saakashvili being prohibited from entering Ukraine.

READ MORE: Here’s the real reason Poroshenko stripped Saakashvili of Ukrainian citizenship

On July 26, Ukraine’s State Migration Service announced that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had issued a decree rescinding Saakashvili’s citizenship when it was discovered that he had provided incorrect information while applying for Ukrainian citizenship.

Saakashvili left Georgia after incumbent president Giorgi Margvelashvili took office in November 2013. The Georgian prosecutor’s office repeatedly called for Kiev to extradite Saakashvili, but the Ukrainian side rejected the appeals at least twice. In 2015, Saakashvili was stripped of his Georgian citizenship after receiving a Ukrainian passport.

Duran readers: Tell us which country you think will be most likely to grant Mikheil Saakashvili citizenship…

The Duran
Gift €20 or more and we'll send you our super awesome mug absolutely FREE! Your donations allow us to hire more writers and broaden our reach to those seeking the truth.

Will you help expose the lies of the mainstream media?

As a reader of The Duran, you are well aware of all the propaganda and disinformation reported by the mainstream media. You know how important it is to bring real news to light.

Please support The Duran and help us keep reporting on news that is fair, balanced, and real.


What do you think?

0 points
Upvote Downvote

Total votes: 0

Upvotes: 0

Upvotes percentage: 0.000000%

Downvotes: 0

Downvotes percentage: 0.000000%

Leave a Reply


BREAKING: Philippines DENIES reports that US may intervene in Marawi against ISIS

US bombs anti-ISIS Iraqi Shi’a fighters