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Ukrainian soldiers take the oath of the elected President of the country Vladimir Zelensky in the day of his inauguration. About this in his Telegram channel said the journalist Sonya Koshkina.
According to her, the oath the military will become a mandatory item of the inauguration Zelensky; or it will be held at the Sofia area, or in Mariinsky Park.
The Constitution provides for compulsory military oath to the new head of state. Such a ceremony was not at the inauguration of the incumbent leader of the country Petro Poroshenko. Before Zelensky won the elections, the Verkhovna Rada Deputy Anton Gerashchenko in an interview to channel PolitekA said that officers and soldiers take an oath not to the President, and the oath of allegiance to the Ukrainian people.
The oath of the military is not the only innovation in the inauguration Zelensky. Koshkin said that the President-elect decided to abandon the traditional Banquet, which is usually the head of state meets and communicates with foreign guests.
Before the ceremony the team Zelensky is going to make a video. “Kind of like starting at the “helipad of Yanukovych” — Vladimir Aleksandrovich has overlooked the Dnieper were given, thinking about the fate of the Motherland and then almost walk goes on “under the dome””, — the journalist added.
Previously, on 16 may, the Ukrainian Parliament has chosen the date of the inauguration Zelensky. The ceremony will be held may 20 at 10:00 Kyiv time (coincides with Moscow) in the building of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
The second round of presidential elections held in Ukraine on April 21. Vladimir Zelensky has gained about 73 percent of the votes, while his rival, incumbent President Petro Poroshenko — a little more than 24 percent.
Video, photo All from Russia.