Saakashvili: 'Something Incredibly Evil' About Kaczynski Death

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Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili says “there is something incredibly evil” in the death of Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his entourage this weekend.
 
Is the embattled Georgian president pointing fingers at the Russians?
 
Asked about elaborate on his "evil" comment during a CNN interview in London, Saakashvili said: “I mean the way he died. Of course, there is a symbolism in that. I do not want to comment about it.”
 
Saakashvili said Kaczynski showed strong solidarity with Georgia in the face of Russia's meddling in his country.
 
“I was a young politicians when I first met him and since that moment we became close friends and I never called him 'the president,' I called him Lech,” Saakashvili told CNN.

“If I had to name who played an amazing role in terms of fighting for Georgia’s freedom, for Georgia’s future, I would put President Kaczynski very high in that gallery. And that’s not an exaggeration. I think my countrymen feel that way. We have seen his courage, we have seen his personal commitment,” he said.

A Georgia online news service, Civil.ge, reported that Kaczynski was posthumously honored with the award of National Hero of Georgia for “showing heroism in defending Georgia’s interests” internationally. The statement also notes about Kaczynski's role in August 2008 when he, along with presidents of Ukraine and Lithuania, as well as prime ministers from Latvia and Estonia arrived in Tbilisi in show of support.

Georgia has been a major target of Russian attempts to dominate and control former satellite nations. In 2008, Russian military forces invaded Georgia.

“I think ultimately, what he achieved, the legacy he leaves behind in terms of emotions, politics, human relations, the warmth of his heart … will outlast everything else and that will be something, that will stay for generations and generations,” Saakashvili said of Kaczynski.

“I think that his ideals will prevail ultimately; good will always defeat evil,” he added.

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