Georgia Saakasjvili in the Netherlands after expulsion by Ukraine

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SCHIPHOL airport – The former president Mikhail saakashvili of Georgia settled in the Netherlands after his expulsion from the Ukraine. That confirms his lawyer Oscar Hammerstein after his arrival at Schiphol airport.

Hammerstein and Saakasjvili are located, according to the lawyer at an office of the Immigration and Naturalization Service in Rotterdam to the staying-papers. in order to make. The ex-president was on Monday Ukraine turned off and stayed until Wednesday in Poland.


Saakasjvili was welcome in Poland, because Roelofs is an EU citizen. Monday was the Ukraine politically active Saakasjvili in Kiev arrested. According to his employees he was kidnapped.

Sunday had the ex-president on the Georgian tv-channel Rustawi-2 already said that there are preparations for its expansion to Poland were affected. Saakasjvili threatened to be extradited to his native Georgia. He’s recently been in absentia sentenced to a term of imprisonment of three years for abuse of power.

Bright critic

After his political career in the Caucasus was Saakasjvili in may 2015 to Ukraine passed by the Ukrainian president Petro Porosjenko. But the Georgian, he emerged later as a fierce critic of Porosjenko.

Prosecutors in Ukraine have Saakasjvili among other things accused of organizing protests with the financial help of ex-president Viktor Janoekovitsj, which in 2014 was deposed and Russia fled. Kiev took his Ukrainian citizenship in July last year.

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