It is reported by Japan Times.

“I ascended to the throne in accordance with the constitution and the law on the imperial house. After the ceremony of accession to the throne, we announce this country and the world, ”said Emperor Naruhito.

He promised to fulfill his duties "as a symbol of the Japanese state and the unity of the people."

Earlier it was reported that the Japanese government may postpone the parade on the occasion of the intrusion of Naruhito because of the typhoon Hagibis.