Saakashvili promises to return to Georgia
Georgia’s former President Mikhail Saakashvili said he wants to return to Tbilisi.
In a video address aired by the Tbilisi-based Rustavi-2 television company, Saakashvili said he planned to "return to Georgia to improve the social situation in the country, together with the team."
"Georgia’s government is to changed this year, after the presidential election (October-November 2018 - TASS). I will come to Georgia and, together with my team, we will implement all the programs we plan," he pledged.
Saakashvili was Georgia’s president from January 2004 to November 2007 and from January 2008 to mid-November 2013, when he left the country several days before his office term expired. Later on, he lived in the United States and Ukraine, TASS recalls.