Mikheil Saakashvili has been appointed the chairman of the council of advisors for international affairs under Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko
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Georgia’s former president, Mikheil Saakashvili, has been appointed the chairman of the council of advisors for international affairs under Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, News- Georgia agency reported citing the Pirveli Radio.
Georgia-News also reported citing the radio that a briefing to be held in Kiev will be also attended by Saakashvili.
Meanwhile, the press service of Saakashvili’s party, the United National Movement, said they currently can’t confirm the report.
“So far we have no information,” said the press service.
The MPs from the United National Movement haven’t commented on the report either.
“I have no information on the matter, and I can’t confirm it,” Goga Khachidze, an MP from the United National Movement, told News-Georgia.
Saakashvili left Georgia after the inauguration of the new president, Giorgi Margvelashvili, in November 2013.
The Georgian Prosecutor General’s Office filed charges in absentia against Saakashvili on several criminal cases, including the embezzlement of about $5 million of public funds for personal needs.