Poroshenko for the first time personally commented on the situation.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said the border guards did the right thing, not using weapons, the use of which they had every legal right.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the border guards during the break ex-President of Georgia, former Governor of the Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili border acted correctly in not using weapons, which was right.

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“I think our guards… did the right thing, not using weapons, the use of which they had every legal right. Not allowed to fan the fire of conflict in the country, what these politicians have achieved,” — said Poroshenko on Monday in a speech, which was broadcast live by the Ukrainian TV channel.

Deprived of Ukrainian citizenship Saakashvili on Sunday evening with the support of the supporters broke through the cordon of guards and law enforcement officers at the checkpoint “shehyni” and got on the territory of Ukraine from Poland.

The assistant to the head of the State border service Oleg Slobodyan said that Saakashvili illegally crossed the Ukrainian border, so as not passed border control. A criminal case on illegal crossing of the border. According to recent reports, Saakashvili arrived in Lviv.

Earlier the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has deprived Saakashvili Ukrainian citizenship. The administration of the President explained that he had provided false data when it is received. Saakashvili himself at that time was in the USA, and later visited Poland, Lithuania and Hungary. He repeatedly said that he intends to return to Ukraine. Kiev said it was examining the request of Georgia for the extradition of the former President.