May 7, 2024, 1:28 PM

Putin takes office as president of Russia

Putin takes office as president of Russia

TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) – The Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow hosted a solemn ceremony where Vladimir Putin is being sworn in as Russia's incumbent leader.

Vladimir Putin has been sworn in as President of the Russian Federation.

The tradition of holding the official inauguration ceremony on May 7 at the Kremlin dates back to 2000. In 2024, the tradition continued, with the presence of numerous prominent Russian officials, judges, and parliament members in attendance, according to Sputnik.

The procedure of inaugurating Russia's new elected president is held in strict accordance with the law "On the election of the President of the Russian Federation", and is carried out at the close of six years after the national leader's predecessor assumed office.

The ceremony started with the ceremonial introduction of the Russian national flag, the standard of the president, the Russian Constitution and the insignia of the Russian president into the St. Andrew's Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace.

In total, about 2,600 people have been invited to the ceremony, according to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov.

Putin will hold the office for the next six years until 2030.

Snippets From Vladimir Putin's Speech at the Ceremony:

"Russia does not refuse dialogue with Western countries, the choice is theirs", Putin said

Vladimir Putin assured that the interests of the security of the people of Russia will be above all else for him. "We will determine the fate of Russia by ourselves and only ourselves, for the sake of today's and future generations," the president noted.

"A conversation on security issues, strategic stability is possible, but not from a position of strength, but only on equal terms", Putin stated.
Putin: Russia will continue to work with partners to form a multipolar world order

"Together with our partners in Eurasian integration and other sovereign development centers, we will continue to work to form a multipolar world order, equal and indivisible security system," Putin said at the ceremony.


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