Jill Biden, the wife of US President Joe Biden, suddenly arrived in western Ukraine on Sunday and met with Olena Zelensky, wife of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. With this, Jill became one of the American celebrities to visit Ukraine after the Russian attack.
Jill Biden, wife of US President Joe Biden
Sunday reached Ukraine without a program and there she met Olena Zelenska, the First Lady of Ukraine. The wives of the presidents of the two countries met at a school for the children of refugees in the city of Uzhorod in western Ukraine. Jill Biden had previously visited Romania and Slovakia in an itinerary announced in support of Ukraine. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also suddenly arrived in Kyiv on Sunday.
Jill Biden’s Ukraine trip kept secret
According to the report, Jill Biden’s visit to Ukraine kept quite a secret. He told Olena Zelensky that I wanted to come to Ukraine on Mother’s Day. I thought it important to show the Ukrainian people that this war has to be stopped, that this war has been devastating, and that the American people stand with the people of Ukraine. He traveled with Olena Zelensky to the Ukrainian border town of Uzhhorod. This city is very close to the border of Slovakia.
Visited the school with the Ukrainian President
During their visit, Jill Biden and Olenna Zelensky visit a school. They talked in a small class sitting face to face at the table. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s wife Olena thanked Jill Biden for her visit. “We understand what it took America’s First Lady to be here during the war when there’s military action every day, where air sirens are still sounding every day,” he said.
Jill Biden’s Ukraine tour is being considered important
The school where the wives of the presidents of the US and Ukraine met converted into temporary housing for Ukrainian immigrants. During this school visit, Jill Biden was wearing a Mother’s Day corsage gift from President Joe Biden. During the meeting, the first ladies of both countries hugged each other and Olenna welcomed Jill Biden with a bouquet.