The President of Ukraine signed the decree about dismissal of Mikheil Saakashvili from the post of the Governor of Odessa. Information about this published “Apostrophe” with reference to the edition “Odessa”.
Apostrophe emphasizes that “Odessa” belongs to the mayor of Odessa Gennady Trukhanova.
The edition “Odessa” says that the decree about the dismissal of Saakashvili signed with “open date”.
The source suggested that the problem lies in the personality of the successor, which in Kyiv have not decided yet. “Odessa points out” that in the administration of the President several candidates considered for this position, some of whom are prominent politicians.
At the same time in a conversation with “Westie” Saakashvili Advisor to the field Sasha Borovik has informed that the information that the President signed a decree on the resignation of the Governor “is a hypothetical one”.
“Is the fourth time I hear that the President allegedly signed the dismissal of the Governor. A couple of days ago I was called by the Deputy from the Opposition bloc, asked him, as we feel it’s the effort that are designed to make us nervous. Actually the facts which would confirm the possibility of dismissal, we do not have,” — said Borovik.
Information about the possible resignation of Saakashvili appeared in the media on 21 February.
Saakashvili is busy with the post of Governor of Odessa region in may 2015. During this time the ex-President of Georgia entered into open conflict with the current Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk and head of the interior Ministry Avakov Arsenov.