Antonio Guterres, the UN Secretary General congratulated Volodymyr Zelensky on taking power as the president of Ukraine.
The UN top official sent the president-elect a letter, in which he expressed the organization's commitment to peaceful settlement in eastern Ukraine, and reassured him of the UN support for this country; Ukrinform news agency quoted him.
As is known, the inauguration ceremony of the sixth president of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky is about to take place in Kyiv. The solemn event is to start at the session hall of the Ukrainian Parliament at 10 a.m. May 20.
After the inauguration at the Parliament, Zelensky will take part in the presentation ceremony of the commanders of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the ceremony of raising the State Flag of Ukraine. Then, together with his wife, he will greet the heads of foreign delegations. In the afternoon, Zelensky is scheduled to have bilateral meetings with these officials heads at the Presidential Administration of Ukraine.