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The verbal sparring between President Vladimir Zelensky and the head of fraction “Radical party” Oleg Lyashko happened during the inaugural address of the President.

“Thanks, that continues to divide people, Mr. Lyashko. Yes, we are all Ukrainians, wherever they lived. Because Ukrainian is not in the passport, the Ukrainian is in the heart,” said Zelensky in response to reply Lyashko.

Verbal sparring was preceded by the words Zelensky on the inhabitants of the occupied territories, which he said in Russian.

In turn Lyashko shouted that “they understand the Ukrainian language”.