On June 7, 2014, the inauguration of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko took place in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
The ceremonial meeting in the Parliament started with the National Anthem of Ukraine performed by H.H. Veryovka National Honored Academic Folk Choir of Ukraine. Then, Chairman of the Central Election Commission Mykhailo Okhendovskyi declared the official results of the elections of the President of Ukraine.
With his hand on the Constitution of Ukraine and Peresopnytske Gospel, Petro Poroshenko took the oath of office administered by Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Yuriy Baulin.
Petro Poroshenko received the official symbols of the President of Ukraine - the Sign of the President of Ukraine, the Seal of the President of Ukraine, the Presidential Mace and the certificate of the President of Ukraine.
The ceremony of inauguration was attended by Presidents of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk, Leonid Kuchma and Viktor Yushchenko, President of Poland Bronisław Komorowski, President of Switzerland, OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Didier Burkhalter, President of Germany Joachim Gauck, President of Austria Heinz Fischer, President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of Albania Bujar Nishani, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili, President of Macedonia Ǵorge Ivanov, President of Moldova Nicolae Timofti, President of Romania Traian Băsescu, President of Slovenia Borut Pahor, President of Slovakia Ivan Gašparovič, United States Vice President Joe Biden, Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov, Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland, President of the Council of Europe Herman Van Rompuy, OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier, Prime Minister of Latvia Laimdota Straujuma, Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orbán, former President of Poland Aleksander Kwaśniewski, former President of the European Parliament Pat Cox, Speaker of the National Assembly of Azerbaijan Ogtay Asadov, representatives of foreign delegations, the diplomatic corps, the clergy and the public.