Update. Ben Stiller met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky in Kiev on Monday. The American actor said during his visit to the President of Ukraine: “You are my hero”. For his part, Zhelensky said that the Ukrainians feel his support and the whole world.
“Ukrainians feel the support of the whole world, including many celebrities. The arrival of Ben Stiller proves this again. We appreciate that you are with us during these difficult times,” Zhelensky said during the visit of the American actor to Ukraine.
Ben Stiller traveled to Poland and Ukraine to meet with many victims of the Russian war. “The search for security is a right and it must be respected by every person,” he said.
The 56-year-old American actor arrived in Poland on Saturday and was photographed talking to staff at a warehouse where aid is stored in the southeastern city of Rzeszow, near the border with Ukraine. .
For many years the UN. Ben Stiller, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)’s Goodwill Ambassador, later visited Ukraine on Monday, when World Refugee Day was celebrated internationally.
In a video posted on his Instagram account, the American star said: “Hello, I’m Ben Stiller, I’m in Ukraine now. I’m been meeting people affected by the war and listening to their stories. About how that war changed their lives.”
“War and violence are devastating to people around the world. No one chooses to leave their homes. Seeking safety is a right that must be respected by every person,” Ben Stiller added.
Since the outbreak of war in Ukraine in February, millions of Ukrainians have sought refuge in Poland.
On June 18, Ben Stiller met with Ukrainian refugee Marina, who left Cargo with her three children two months ago, sources said.
Ben Stiller began working with UNHCR in 2016 and traveled to various parts of the world with agency representatives to meet refugees in Germany, Jordan, Guatemala and Lebanon.
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