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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will hold a press conference on May 20.

The event will take place at the premises of SE Antonov aircraft manufacturer on Tupolieva Street in Kyiv at 12:00, according to the president's press service.

SE Antonov is an aircraft building concern that is part of Ukroboronprom, the Ukrainian defense giant. It consists of a design bureau, a complex of laboratories, an experimental factory, as well as a test complex for the development and certification of aircraft.

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"There will be minor restrictions (related to COVID-19). The number of journalists is likely to be quite large. It will last for about two or two and a half hours," he said.


Zelensky's previous press conference was held outdoors in the park zone of the Mariyinsky Palace on May 20, 2020.

A year earlier, on May 20, 2019, Zelensky took office as president, taking the oath of office in the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament.