In Constitution Day message Zelensky reduced territory of Ukraine for two regions

16:51, 28 June 2020 – 112 UA

“You know, now I am in the Kherson region. This is a beautiful and picturesque region. And we are very lucky, because there are twenty-five such parts in our country,” the president said.

Volodymyr Zelensky was mistaken in listing the number of regions of Ukraine in his special address on Constitution Day, writes Strana.  “You know, now I am in the Kherson region. This is a beautiful and picturesque region. And we are very lucky, because there are twenty-five such parts in our country,” the president said.

Note that according to article 133 of the Constitution, in administrative terms, the territory of Ukraine includes 27 parts – 24 regions, the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and two cities with special status – Kyiv and Sevastopol.

Earlier Zelensky congratulated Ukrainians on Constitution Day, noting that the country begins with respect for the rights of everyone. The video was published in the Telegram channel Zelensky.

“What for me to protect Ukraine? The answer is simple – it is to protect every Ukrainian. And it is the constitutional rights of a citizen that are a hint how to do it. We must learn to respect each other’s rights. Understand that your circle of rights cannot encroach on the rights of another person. Respect law, and not compete in ingenuity, how you can get around it,” Zelensky said.

The President added that today they also celebrate Youth Day, and we must promise ourselves that we will pass on a new country to the next generation.

“Civil society begins with respect for the Constitution. A country that everyone respects begins with respect for the rights of everyone. And especially today, not only Constitution Day, but also on Youth Day, we must promise ourselves that we will pass on a new country to the next generation. aggression and hatred, and mutual respect, freedom and equality,” the head of state said.

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