Angelina Jolie visits Ukraine and meets children


Hollywood movie star and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie will take a picture with her children in Lviv, Ukraine, on April 30, 2022. (Maxim Koztsky / Lviv City Hall via AP)

Lviv in Ukraine — Hollywood actress and UN humanitarian Angelina Jolie suddenly visited the city of Lviv in western Ukraine on Saturday, the local governor of Lviv said in a telegram.

According to Maksym Kozytskyy, Jolly, a UNHCR refugee special envoy since 2011, has begun talking to refugees evacuated to Lviv, including children injured in a missile attack at Kramatorsk Station. Early April.

“She was very impressed with the story (of the children),” writes Kozytskyy. “One girl could even personally tell Jolly about her dreams she had.”

Jolly also visited the boarding school, talked to the students and took pictures, he added, “she promised to come again.”

According to Kozytskyy, Jolly also met with evacuees arriving at Lviv’s central station and Ukrainian volunteers providing medical assistance and counseling to new arrivals.

“The visit was a surprise to all of us,” he writes. “Many people who saw Jolly in the Lviv region couldn’t believe it really was her. But since February 24th, Ukraine has shown that there are so many wonderful things in the world. I did. “

Associated Press