Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy officially sworn in the presidency on Monday (20th) and immediately announced the dissolution of the parliament, hoping to use high-profile people to win the national meeting for the party members.
In his inaugural speech, he hoped that the life of the Ukrainian people would be as happy as the Swiss and that they intended to resolve the armed conflicts in the eastern part of the country for many years.
In the TV series, the president’s Zelensky’s “fakes come true”, the presidential election in April won with big heat, but his people’s public servant party did not have seats in the parliament, so he announced the liberation of the parliament after the oath. And holding a general election, earlier than originally expected in October.
Zelensky said that the primary task after he took office was to end armed disputes in eastern Ukraine. The government forces fought with Russian-backed separatist armed groups for five years, killing at least 13,000 people. He also proposed that the dialogue with Russia should be based on the fact that the other party first needs to return the Ukrainian territory such as Crimea and the prisoners of war to the Kiev government.
In his inauguration speech, he mentioned the vision of the country, saying that Ukraine needs to borrow money from other countries, want to live happily together like the Swiss, live bravely defend the country like Israel, and refer to Japan in science and technology.
In addition, he also asked Congress to pass two bills within two months, including the removal of the right of members not to be prosecuted, and the prohibition of illegal self-fertilization by officials, hoping to crack down on local corruption over the years.
In Russia, where the Crimean issue is in conflict with Ukraine, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was asked if President Vladimir Putin would congratulate Zelensky on his election and said that there is no plan yet. As long as Ukraine resolves the eastern issue and repairs relations with Moscow, Putin will congratulate the other party.