PRESS NOTE FROM THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY GENERAL INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION:
On April 21st, Ukrainians were headed to the polls in a run-off election to pick the country's next president. Voters face a stark choice between tycoon Petro Poroshenko, the incumbent president, and television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, new to politics.
Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky scored a landslide victory in the country's presidential election. With nearly all ballots counted in the run-off vote, Mr Zelensky had taken more than 73% with incumbent Petro Poroshenko trailing far behind on 24%.
Sir.Rafal Marcin Wasik the General Secretary of the International Human Rights Commission & Coordinator of International Observers along with IHRC team has officially monitored the Ukrainian Presidential Elections 2019. The IHRC Citizens Association in Ukraine was also been accredited as a local social observer for the Presidential Election. General Secretary International Human Rights Commission with his TEAM as the Official Observer for the Presidential Election were on the Ground since the Polls Open on March 31st & on April 21, 2019.
The First Vice Secretary General International Human Rights Commission Mr. Iurii M. Kiperman and Ambassador IHRC in Ukraine Liudmyla Suprun was present at the Oath Taking Ceremony & he personally Congratulates President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on taking the oath of the office of at the Verkhovna Rada.Today om May 20t, 2019 Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been sworn in as president of Ukraine and immediately announced he is dissolving the parliament. In remarks after taking the oath of office at the Verkhovna Rada on May 20, Zelenskiy also called for the dismissal of top officials including controversial Prosecutor-General Yuriy Lutsenko, the defense minister, and the head of the state security service.
Sir Rafal Marcin Wasik Secretary General & TEAM IHRC also warmly Congratulates President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on taking the oath of the office of at the Verkhovna Rada.
Rafał Marcin Wasik
International Human Rights Commission