Vitali Klitschko sworn in as Kyiv mayor
UDAR Party leader Vitali Klitschko took his oath of office as Kyiv mayor on Thursday morning.
"I, Vitali Klitschko, assuming a position of Kyiv city mayor, swear: realizing my huge responsibility, that I will faithfully serve the community of Kyiv and the Ukrainian people, strictly abide by the Constitution and laws of Ukraine, protect the rights and freedoms and legitimate interests of citizens, and honestly perform my duties," Klitschko said from the rostrum of the city council.
In addition, the new mayor of the capital promised to create the conditions for a better life for Kyiv citizens, and to do his best for Kyiv to become modern European capital.
In his speech Klitschko said that all system of power in Kyiv would be changed and become transparent and accessible to Kyiv citizens.