27 June 2022,   07:17
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Mikheil Saakashvili is detained - Irakli Garibashvili

The third President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili has been detained and taken to a penitentiary institution. It was announced by the Prime Minister.

According to Irakli Garibashvili, law enforcement bodies carried out the detention action at the highest level.

“Third President of Georgia - the wanted Mikheil Saakashvili - has been detained and taken to a penitentiary institution. Our law enforcement officers carried out the action at the highest level. They had prior information on his movements, starting from Ukraine to Georgia and this process was under full control. Respective measures were implemented. Agencies were coordinating actions between them and a proper place with timing was selected for his detention with least impediments. I wish to thank Vakhtang Gomelauri, Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia and Grigol Liluashvili, Head of State Security Service of Georgia, along with all the other officers that were engaged in this truly unprecedented action”, - said Irakli Garibashvili.

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