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Andriy Yermak had a video conversation with Angelina Jolie who intends to deal with humanitarian issues in Ukraine


Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak had a video conversation with the famous American actress, Special Envoy to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Angelina Jolie.

During the preliminary conversation, the Head of the President’s Office invited Angelina Jolie to Ukraine, after which she arrived in Lviv.

Andriy Yermak thanked the actress for her recent visit to Ukraine for humanitarian purposes, which inspired many Ukrainians and attracted the attention of Ukrainian and world media.

“Everyone you met was very happy. It is extremely valuable when an inspiring person like you communicates with those who are having a hard time now, shares energy and feelings with them,” he said.

For her part, Angelina Jolie thanked for the assistance in organizing and supporting her trip to Lviv. She noted that she was very touched by the communication with Ukrainians she met and volunteers who help others a lot.

I am deeply committed to helping them in every way possible for me, especially the children. I will do my best for children in your country

Angelina Jolie

Andriy Yermak and Angelina Jolie discussed the need for practical steps to address the problems facing Ukrainian children due to the war, including forced relocation, parting with loved ones, physical and psychological trauma.

The actress spoke about her readiness to cooperate with responsible persons and structures that directly take care of children’s problems in order to properly organize all the necessary activities and provide practical assistance.

U.S. actor and UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie poses for a picture with children, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Lviv, Ukraine April 30, 2022. Press Service of the Lviv Regional State Administration/Handout via REUTERS

The Hollywood star said she is also very worried about the fate of children left without care, those who stay in the temporarily occupied territories or were deported.

Andriy Yermak reminded that the First Lady of Ukraine Olena Zelenska takes great care of children’s problems and barrier-free environment.

He also informed Angelina Jolie about the launch of the United24 project initiated by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, which should unite people from all over the world around the desire to help Ukraine. He asked her to consider joining the initiative.

The Head of the Office of the President invited Angelina Jolie to visit Ukraine again.


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