Saakashvili has requested political asylum

According to the lawyer Saakashvili Markiyan Halabala, State migration service has not yet responded to the petition of the ex-President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili, but had to do it during the day.

Former President of Georgia, the leader of the political party “movement novih forces,” Mikheil Saakashvili has filed a petition to grant him political asylum in Ukraine, said his lawyer Markiyan Halabala in the comment “Ukrainian news”.

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“The request to provide citizens with additional protection and political asylum is, in fact, one and the same. Just in the home often use the concept of “political asylum”, — said the lawyer.

According to him, the State migration service has not yet responded to the petition to Saakashvili, although it was supposed to do during the day.

Deprived of Ukrainian citizenship Saakashvili on 10 September 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. Criminal case under five articles, including, the organization of illegal transportation of persons across the border and resisting law enforcement.

Mostyska district court of Lviv region declared Saakashvili guilty of illegal border crossing and sentenced him to a fine in the amount of 3400 UAH.