Press Secretary of the President of Ukraine Svyatoslav tsigalko called untrue reports about the resignation of the Governor of the Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili.
“The President had a telephone conversation with Mikhail Saakashvili concerning the advanced development projects of the Odessa region. All communication about the resignation of the head of the Odessa regional state administration — not true”, — wrote Tsigalko on his page in Facebook.
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Published by Svetoslav Tsigalko on 14 March 2016.
Earlier, the Ukrainian portal “Apostrophe” with reference to the edition “Odessa” reported that President of Ukraine signed the decree about dismissal of Mikheil Saakashvili from the post of the Governor of Odessa. “Apostrophe” has stressed that “Born” belongs to the mayor of Odessa Gennady Trukhanova. The publication pointed out that the decree on the resignation of Saakashvili signed an open date. The source of the “Odessite” stated that until the nomination for replacement to the Governor.
At the same time in a conversation with “Westie” Advisor to Saakashvili Sasha Borovik has informed that the information that the President signed a decree on the resignation of the Governor “is a hypothetical one”.
Information about the possible resignation of Saakashvili appeared in the media on 21 February. Then Hromadske.tv argued that politics can be dismissed by early March. The next day in an interview with Rustavi 2, Saakashvili said that his ambitions in Ukraine “is much higher than the post of Prime Minister”. The ex-President of Georgia said that his goal is to “set new rules of the game and lead in the political elite of a new generation”.