The mayor of Odessa Gennady Trukhanov veto the decision of the Odessa city Council, said the Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov.

“Organised by I. Raininy a meeting with the mayor of Odessa. Well-argued talk. The mayor decided to veto the odious decision of the Council,” wrote the Minister on his page on Twitter on Friday evening.

As reported, Odesa city Council, during the session, 26 April 1531 approved names place names (streets, alleys, avenues, etc.) in Russian and Ukrainian languages. Under this decision, the MPs has implemented the decision of the historical-toponymic Commission of the city Council about changing the names of the parts of the streets that the decision renamed the former head of the Odessa regional administration of Mikheil Saakashvili in may 2016 .