Petro Poroshenko Photo: RIA Novosti
The current President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko is ready to meet with elected head of state Vladimir Zelensky before the inauguration of the latter and discuss the issues of transfer of power, according to the administration of the country’s leader in Facebook.
“Ukraine is not a room in the Egyptian hotel, as it seems Mr. Zelensky. The transfer of power is a complex and responsible process. And Petro Poroshenko is committed to implement it in the European tradition, as is customary in democratic countries”, — stated in the message.
Team Poroshenko denied all the accusations delaying the inauguration. It is noted that the current leader respects the citizens ‘ choice and position of the Supreme legislative body, so it suits any date to be determined by the Verkhovna Rada.
Earlier Zelensky addressed the Parliament with a call to set a date for the inauguration on 19 may and accused Poroshenko in an attempt to put his own people at the head of various departments to control the country after leaving office. The politician compared the Ukrainian leader with the camper before leaving, puts his suitcase in the hotel property.
Inauguration date Zelensky must approve the Verkhovna Rada. By law the ceremony must take place not later than 30 days after official publication of election results. In this case, the deadline is may 30.
Video, photo All from Russia.