Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Volodymyr Lytvyn congratulated Victor Yanukovych on accession to post of President of Ukraine.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, the greeting sounded after an inauguration speech of V. Yanukovych.

After that V. Lytvyn said about closing of the solemn session of the parliament dedicated to an inauguration of the newly elected President of Ukraine.