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Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Israel to Ukraine Joel Lyon has wished a successful presidency to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on the occasion of his inauguration.

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"Dear President Zelensky, on the occasion of your inauguration, in my name and in the name of the Israeli people, we wish you and Ukraine good luck. We hope to continue our close cooperation," he wrote on Twitter on May 20.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect Volodymyr Zelensky took place in the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, on May 20. Zelensky sworn the oath of allegiance to the people of Ukraine and officially became president.