Vladimir Zilinskaite: Peter Sivkov / TASS
Verkhovna Rada Deputy and leader of the Radical party Oleg Lyashko started to argue with the new President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky during his inaugural speech. The broadcast of the ceremony was led by the TV channel “112 Ukraine”.
The incident occurred at a time when, speaking about the situation in the Donbass, Zelensky switched to Russian language. According to him, Kiev has lost the people of Crimea and Donbass and their minds, and the government did nothing to get him back. At this point, Lyashko interrupted the President, shouting that those present in Parliament MPs “I understand the Ukrainian language”.
Zelensky in reply said that they “understand both Ukrainian and Russian,” and thanked the Minister for what he “continues to divide people the passport and language.” “A Ukrainian is not a graph in the data sheet is in the heart!” — added new Ukrainian President.
20 may was held the inauguration ceremony Zelensky. Sworn brought him the head of the constitutional court Natalia Shaptala. The ceremony came all the former presidents of Ukraine, except for Viktor Yanukovych.
In his speech, Zelensky said that his first task as President will be peace in the Donbass. He stressed that to achieve this goal he is ready for anything, including falling ratings and the loss of the presidential post.
He also expressed the view that the national idea of Ukraine should be the unity of citizens. He also noted that there is no right and wrong Ukrainians.
Video, photo All from Russia.