Saakashvili summoned for questioning in the case of former Berkut officers

Саакашвили вызывают на допрос по делу экс-беркутовцев

The court summoned Mikheil Saakashvili for questioning in the case of the former fighters of subdivision Berkut. The ex-President of Georgia waiting for the meeting to be held on February 13.

Svyatoshinsky district court of Kiev has summoned former President Mikheil Saakashvili for questioning in the case of ex-Berkut officers. This was stated by the lawyer of the former division soldiers Alexander Gorodinsky, reports channel 112 Ukraine.

“Today, at the request of the prosecution, the court made the decision about a call on interrogation of Saakashvili. The petition of the prosecution was joined Saakashvili that he wish to come to court to testify, and this evidence, according to him, relate to an Italian video, which featured Georgian snipers and pointing to Saakashvili as a person involved in these events. Therefore, the court made this decision, we agree with him. And 13 February, I hope that Saakashvili will come and give relevant testimony,” he said.

Earlier, the Italian Internet portal Gli Occhi Della Guerra published a film-investigation in which some people who call themselves Georgians claim that in February 2014 participated in a team of snipers on the Maidan in Kiev who were shooting at protesters and law enforcement officers.

We will remind, Saakashvili promised to resume protests.