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Zelensky to attend number of official events after inauguration

Source : 112 Ukraine

Upon taking office, the newly elected President of Ukraine intends to meet the heads of foreign delegations and hold bilateral meetings
16:33, 19 May 2019
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President-elect of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky will take part in a number of official events after the solemn meeting of the parliament on the occasion of taking the oath to the Ukrainian people, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

According to the report, after the inauguration in 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 and attend a reception for the heads of foreign delegations.

In the afternoon, Zelensky is scheduled to have bilateral meetings with heads of foreign delegations in the Presidential Administration of Ukraine.
Related: Rehearsal of Zelensky's inauguration to take place at Parliament hall today


According to the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine, as of the evening of May 18, five presidents confirmed the intention to attend the inauguration ceremony of the President of Ukraine (Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Georgia and Hungary), as well as Turkish Vice President, Prime Minister of Moldova, Deputy Prime Ministers of Belarus, Romania, Slovakia and Bulgaria, the Minister of Defense of Canada, the Minister of European Affairs of France, the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland and "more than 40 other high representatives".

The US will be represented by a delegation of five senior officials led by the Secretary of Energy. The European Union will be represented at the ceremony by the Vice-President of the European Commission, Maroš Shevchovich. The Azerbaijani delegation will be headed by the speaker of the parliament, and the Czech Republic will be represented by the chairman of the Senate of this country.
The inauguration of the newly elected President Volodymyr Zelensky is scheduled for 10:00 on May 20 in the building of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.

The political advisor to Zelensky, Dmytro Razumkov, said that maximum efforts would be made in order not to block the capital and, in particular, the Mariinsky Park.
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