US First Lady Jill Biden (left) hugs Ukraine’s first lady Olena Zelenska outside a public school in Uzhhorod, Ukraine, May 8 – Photo: REUTERS
According to the Associated Press, Biden’s visit was completely secret. The first lady of the United States is the highest-ranking person in the country present in Ukraine amid the current conflict.
The first lady of the United States traveled by car to the town of Uzhhorod, 10 minutes from a Slovak village. Mrs. Biden spent about 2 hours in Ukraine to visited a school and met Ukraine’s first lady Olena Zelenska.
Mrs. Biden told Ms. Zelenska: “I want to come on Mother’s Day. I think it’s important to show the Ukrainian people that this war has to stop.” – Photo: REUTERS
The school that Ms. Jill Biden visited is serving as a temporary shelter for 163 displaced Ukrainians, including 47 children – Photo: REUTERS
Mrs. Biden and Mrs. Zelenska and children make paper bears for Mother’s Day gifts – Photo: REUTERS
Ms. Zelenska said that Mrs. Biden had the courage to make the trip – Photo: REUTERS
Through the visit, Mrs. Biden wants to show her support for the Ukrainian people – Photo: REUTERS
Ms. Jill Biden (left, center) comes to talk to people in Vysne Nemecke, Slovakia on May 8 before crossing the border to Ukraine – Photo: REUTERS
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