Shkiryak: a Statement of direction to Odessa 1 thousand soldiers of the national guard is not true

Шкиряк: Заявление о направлении в Одессу 1 тыс. бойцов Нацгвардии не соответствует действительности

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The statement of the Chairman of the Odessa regional state administration of Mikheil Saakashvili about the direction to Odessa 1 thousand soldiers of the national guard is not true. About this in Facebook wrote Advisor to the Minister of internal Affairs of the Zoryan Shkiriak.

“The information provided by the Governor Saakashvili about “the order of the President to send to Odessa an additional 1,000 national guard soldiers”, is not true. At least at this time to command him not to bring”, – he wrote.

Shkiriak said that the need to stop a tantrum before 2 may. According to him, the forces and means of divisions of National guard and national police is sufficient to cope with any challenges.

“In case of provocations from the Pro-Russian, anti-state and destructive forces trying to destabilize the situation in the city law enforcement authorities will react harshly and stop the riots. We act in coordination with the divisions of SBU”, – he said.

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He stressed that the city continue counter-terrorism measures.

“It is now necessary to introduce additional forces of national guard to Odessa not. If necessary to gain enough of the personnel, who is available”, – he added.

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Earlier, Saakashvili on air of TV channel “112 Ukraine” said Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko instructed the head of the National police and the chief of the National guard to Odessa enter in additional units up to 1 thousand people.

On April 26 in Odessa at night from a grenade launcher fired at the Bank. In addition, unknown persons broke up the so-called “antimersky Maidan”. At about 04:30 unknown persons have approached on the bus and started beating the protesters. Among the attackers were detained several people. And in response to these actions, activists have blocked the city hall.

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Note, the mayor of Odessa Gennady Trukhanov also made a statement regarding the incident the night before the crackdown on the Duma square. Trukhanov said that the guilty in the night the violent dispersal of the protest action is the head of the Odessa regional state administration of Mikheil Saakashvili. He stressed that the incident arose due to “the inability of the leadership of the governors to admit their own mistakes”.