The Governor of the Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili in his interview to the Georgian TV channel “Rustavi 2” admitted that his ambitions in Ukraine are higher as Prime Minister of this country.
“I have on Ukraine’s ambition is much higher than the post of Prime Minister,” he said, answering the question of leading the program “Other accents” about whether he intended to take the post of Prime Minister of Ukraine.
Saakashvili said that his goal is to “set new rules of the game and the drive in the political elite of a new generation”. He also noted that Ukraine currently needs to follow the same path which took Georgia before the rose Revolution.
According to Saakashvili, “the people unite to change for the better”. He also said that tomorrow will start more active actions and meetings with people in the regions. “22 February-we are starting out and for 22 days I will have meetings in 22 cities of Ukraine”, — quotes the words of Saakashvili.
He also noted that the current government of Ukraine should resign, not because he wants to come to his place, “because Ukraine can’t be the government that created from the entire post-Soviet oligarchic and corrupt”.
Speaking of the President of Ukraine Peter Poroshenko, Saakashvili called him a politician of high level. “Poroshenko the politician of high level, has disadvantages and quite a lot of advantages”, he said. Compare Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk believes he smeshnym. “Poroshenko wants to reform, and this is its main advantage,” he said.
On the eve of the Ukrainian TV channel Hromadske.tv with reference to its sources reported that by early March, Saakashvili can dismiss from a post of the Governor of the Odessa region.