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Volodymhyr Zelensky Declares Intentions as the New Ukraine President

Volodymhyr Zelensky

Volodymhyr Zelensky the popular comedian and youngest Ukraine president after post-Soviet who was emerged the winner in Ukraine Presidential election after he defeated the incumbent President Petro Poroshenko has declared in his intentions in a speech to dissolve the parliament when he was sworn in office.

In a ceremony in parliament, he placed his hand on a copy of the constitution and the Bible and pledged to "protect the sovereignty and independence of Ukraine."

He used his inaugural speech to announce that he is dissolving parliament, after wrangling with lawmakers in the lower house, in order to call early parliamentary elections, which had originally been scheduled for October.

The new Ukraine’s president became the youngest post-Soviet president in Ukraine at the age of 41.

He used his inaugural speech to announce that he is dissolving parliament, after wrangling with lawmakers in the lower house, in order to call early parliamentary elections, which had originally been scheduled for October.

"People must come to power who will serve the public," Zelensky said. He also vowed that his first task was to bring a ceasefire in the conflict with Moscow-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine that has so far caused some 13,000 deaths.

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