Volodymyr Zelensky takes oath of president of Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Verkhovna Rada holds a solemn session with the participation of foreign guests
10:27, 20 May 2019

Volodymyr Zelensky takes oath of president of Ukraine
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Volodymyr Zelensky took an oath of the president of Ukraine in the session hall of the Verkhovna Rada. The session was broadcasted on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel.

Before the oath was proclaimed, the head of Central Election Commission Tetiana Slipachuk announced the results of the elections:

“The president elect of Ukraine is Zelensky Volodymyr Oleksandrovych.”

The head of the Constitutional Court Natalia Sheptala has brought Zelensky to an oath. After that Zelensky was given the attributes of the president of Ukraine.

Related: Zelensky before Ukrainian Parliament: mood is normal, main thing is to be closer to people

The text of the oath of the president of Ukraine:

"I, (name and surname), by the will of the people elected the President of Ukraine, assuming this high post, solemnly swear allegiance to Ukraine. I commit myself to protect sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, to take care of the good of the Motherland and the well-being of the Ukrainian people, to uphold the rights and freedoms of citizens, to adhere to the Constitution of Ukraine and the laws of Ukraine, to fulfill my duties in the interests of all compatriots, to increase the authority of Ukraine in the world. "

After that, the head of the CEC presents the certificate to the president of Ukraine, and the head of the Constitutional Court gives him the symbols of presidential power: a mace, a seal and a badge.

Next, the president speaks with the inaugural address.

As it was reported earlier, the inauguration ceremony of the sixth president of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky takes place in Kyiv. The solemn event has started 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.

Related: Guterres congratulates Zelensky, confirms UN support for Ukraine

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