Saakashvili accused Avakov of financing informal armed groups 12/15/2015 09:26:31. Total views 37697. Views today — 20.

The head of Odessa Regional State Administration Mikhail Saakashvili said that the Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov controls informal armed groups and finances them at the expense of corruption income. Saakashvili said that at the press conference at the Presidential Administration in the evening on December 14th, – reported Ukrainska Pravda.

"This is a man who really controls informal armed groups, finances them from the corruption income and I tend to take his threats seriously, not regarding me personally - I'm not afraid of him - but in general, regarding the society", - said Saakashvili, commenting on the conflict with Avakov and the Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk at the National Reform Council.

"The mess with private armies must be ended, although I support a lot of people in uniform. They are patriots", - said Saakashvili.

We’ll remind that on December 14th, being unable to restrain emotions in the argument Avakov splashed water on Saakashviliin the presence of the President Poroshenko at the meeting of the National Reform Council. After the incident Saakashvili demanded on his Facebook page to make the video of the meeting public. Avakov said he didn’t mind making the video public.