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President Zelensky promises international partners world will be proud of Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

Five leaders of the foreign states arrived in the inauguration
19:26, 20 May 2019

President Zelensky meets international delegation, May 20, 2019
Presidential Administration press office

On May 20, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky met with the heads of foreign delegations and ambassadors of other states, as the press office of the Head of State reported.

I appreciate the fact that you were able to come to us in a very short time. I am grateful to the international partners for helping us conduct fair elections. Together we have proved that Ukraine is a democratic state. Thank you for your help in combating corruption, economic problems and, most importantly, in the fight against Russian aggression," the President said, opening the welcome reception for the foreign representatives with his wife.

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He also expressed hope that the number of the international partners of Ukraine will increase, and “Ukraine will become a reliable sister who everyone will be proud of in the international community”.

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Zelensky ended his speech in English and promised that Ukraine will have fame all over the world. Guests who arrived in inauguration welcomed President of Ukraine standing up.

“The inauguration of Volodymyr Zelensky was attended by President of Georgia Salome Zourabichvili, President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid, President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis, President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of Hungary János Áder. Vice President of the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič, United States Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and United States Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker, Minister of National Defence of Canada Harjit Sajjan, Vice President of Turkey Fuat Oktay, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland Jacek Czaputowicz, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova Tudor Ulianovschi, Chairman of the Milli Mejlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan Oktay Asadov, President of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic Jaroslav Kubera and other distinguished guests,” the message reads.

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