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 Poroshenko granted Saakashvili Ukrainian citizenship and appointed him as Governor of Odesa

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The President of Ukraine issued decrees granting Ukrainian citizenship to the ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili and appointing him the Head of the Odesa Regional State Administration.

The corresponding decrees were issued on May 29 and May 30, Censor.NET reports citing the press sevice of the president.

"To grant Ukrainian citizenship to Mikheil Saakashvili, born in 1967, a native of Georgia, who lives in Kyiv in accordance with claim 26 of the Ukrainian Constitution and article 9 of the Law of Ukraine 'On Citizenship'," the first decree reads.

Mikheil Saakashvili has been appointed as the Head of the Odesa Regional State Administration by the decree №304 from May 30, the press service added.

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