Ukrainian lawyer of Georgia’s former president Mikheil Saakashvili, Evgen Grushovets, says that he has not been let into Georgia and was forced to return back to Ukraine from Tbilisi International Airport 'without any explanations.’
Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights, Lyudmila Denisova, will visit Georgia’s former president Mikheil Saakashvili in Rustavi Prison No.12 at 10:00 today.
Saakashvili, who was arrested in Tbilisi on October 1, ahead of Georgia’s municipal elections, is a citizen of Ukraine and currently chairs the Ukrainian National Reforms Council.
Saakashvili returned to Georgia after eight years in political exile to change the Georgian Dream government.
He was convicted in Georgia in absentia back in 2018 for abuse of authority and was sentenced to six years in prison.
He has also been charged with four other offences, including the illegal crossing of the border from Ukraine to Georgia.
The Ukrainian government says they will use all measures to return Saakashvili back to Ukraine.