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US News Ukraine's Zelensky 'breaks record' for world's longest press conference

08:00  11 october  2019
08:00  11 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Volodymyr Zelensky , a popular comedian before he was elected president of Ukraine this spring, promised to bring a fresh kind of politics to the ex-Soviet nation. Around eight hours into the marathon event, Zelensky ' s first major press conference since coming to power in May, a representative of.

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky has broken a world record after holding the longest press conference to date earlier on Thursday. The so-called press marathon began on Thursday morning at a food court in Kiev, with 300 reporters accredited to ask the president questions.

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Volodymyr Zelensky, a popular comedian before he was elected president of Ukraine this spring, promised to bring a fresh kind of politics to the ex-Soviet nation.

And on Thursday, he did what no politician had done before -- a more than 12-hour press conference that Ukraine's National Records Agency declared the longest in world history.

a person holding a glass of wine: Zelensky's achievement has yet to be verified by an international body © GENYA SAVILOV Zelensky's achievement has yet to be verified by an international body Around eight hours into the marathon event, Zelensky's first major press conference since coming to power in May, a representative of the agency stood up to deliver the news.

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The 41-year-old president reacted with surprise, saying he was a "modest" person and averse to celebrations.

The previous record was held by Belarus strongman Alexander Lukashenko, with a press conference that lasted over seven hours, Ukrainian media reported.

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky © Thomson Reuters Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky Zelensky's feat has yet to be verified by an international body.

Thursday's press conference was taking place at a trendy food court in central Kiev.

Hundreds of local and international journalists joined Zelensky around a table to pose questions in shifts.

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The president held forth on subjects such as the war in eastern Ukraine, relations with Russia and his phone call with US President Donald Trump that has led to a Washington impeachment probe.

Zelensky told Ukrainian media he had injections to strengthen his vocal cords before the event.

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