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Sakvarelidze States Arrival Of Special Forces To Hotel For Detention Of Saakashvili, SBU And SBGS Deny This

Sakvarelidze States Arrival Of Special Forces To Hotel For Detention Of Saakashvili, SBU And SBGS Deny This

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Former Deputy Prosecutor General David Sakvarelidze states the arrival of the Alfa special division of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) to the Fairmont Grand Hotel for the detention of former Georgian president, leader of the New Forces Movement party Mikheil Saakashvili.

He wrote about this on Facebook, Ukrainian News Agency reports.

"Poroshenko sent Alfa to the Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv (1 Naberezhno-Khreschatytska Street) to take away Mikheil Saakashvili!!!", he wrote.

He called on not indifferent citizens to come to the aid of Saakashvili.

At the same time, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) denies the arrival of its Alfa special forces employees to the Fairmont Grand Hotel for the detention of Saakashvili.

The SBU speaker Olena Hitlianska announced this to Ukrainian News Agency.

"Information does not correspond to reality," she said.

She did not give any other information.

Later, Member of Parliament Yurii Derevianko (independent) states that the special forces that went to detain Saakashvili left the territory of the Fairmont Hotel in Kyiv.

MP announced this to journalists, Ukrainian News Agency reports.

According to him, employees of the State Border Guard Service arrived to detain the politician.

"They introduced themselves as special forces of the Border Guard Service," Derevianko said.

According to him, at the moment the law enforcers retreated and left the territory of the hotel.

The State Border Guard Service (SBGS) also denies the arrival of its employees to the Fairmont hotel for the detention of Saakashvili.

The speaker of the State Border Guard Service Oleh Slobodian announced this to Ukrainian News Agency.

"First of all, we (the State Border Guard Service) do not have special forces ... Secondly, we are working on illegal migrants ... But today there was no our employees in the hotel where Saakashvili is," he said.

Slobodian noted that he doubted that any of the law enforcers went to the hotel to detain the ex-President of Georgia on Friday.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, Deputy Prosecutor General Yevhen Yenin has stated that Saakashvili has confirmed that he had a conversation with hiding in Russia fugitive businessman Serhii Kurchenko.

A court's decision that upheld the court's refusal to grant a political asylum to Saakashvili has entered into force.


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