New president of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic took the oath of office at the special session of the Serbian Parliament, officially starting his five-year turn. Nikolic was sworn in the presence of political leaders, church dignitaries, distinguished guests, and newly elected members of Parliament.
The text the oath of office was:
“I swear to invest all my powers in the preservation of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Serbia, including Kosovo and Metohija, its integral part, as well as in the realization of human and minority rights and freedoms, respect and defense of the Constitution and laws, preservation of peace and prosperity of all citizens of the Republic of Serbia, and that I will carry out all my duties in a conscientious and responsible manner.”
Photographs: Nemanja Pančić, Marko Risović and Marko Rupena © Kamerades