Ambassadors of Britain and Canada condemned storming of October Palace by Saakashvili's activists

  • Ambassadors of Britain and Canada condemned storming of October Palace by Saakashvilis activists

Kyiv: Canadian Ambassador to Ukraine Roman Vashchuk and British Ambassador Judith Gough condemned the attempt to seize the October Palace in Kyiv by the participants of the March for Impeachment, initiated by the third Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili.

"Attempts to seize and destroy public buildings are an abuse of the right to peaceful protest," Vashchuk said on Sunday, December 17.

The British Ambassador to Ukraine, the former ambassador to Georgia Judith Gough, expressed the same viewpoint on events in the Ukrainian capital.

"I absolutely agree with my Canadian counterpart," added Gough.

On Sunday, December 17, supporters of the former head of the Odessa regional state administration Mikheil Saakashvili during the March for Impeachment began storming the October Palace in Kyiv, activists sprayed gas.

Earlier in the capital's Shevchenko Park, the "March for Impeachment" began, initiated by the former chairman of the Odessa Regional State Administration and the third president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili.

In October palace along the street Aleia Heroes of Heavenly hundreds, 1 in Kyiv at the moment of the beginning of the storm supporters of Mikheil Saakashvili began concert Glenn Miller Orchestra. At the October Hall at the moment there are hundreds of people. At the moment the performance continues. How visitors can leave the building is now unknown.

About 30 people were injured as a result of collisions.

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