Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met with American actor B.At Stilers, Visiting Ukraine as a goodwill ambassador for the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).
“You are my hero, what you do is so amazing“, said the actor, director and screenwriter as he greets the Ukrainian president in Kiev this Monday.
‘Zoolander’ hero revealed I’m impressed with how Zelensky managed to run the country and its citizensSomething the two share that is “inspiring” and reminds him of his past as a comedy actor.
Zelensky said it was “an honor for him” to meet him and welcome him to Ukraine, and assured him that he knew all about his Hollywood career.
Stiller and UNHCR Ukraine Representative Karolina Lindholm Billing visited the Presidency. He toured some settlements of Russia in the region. Kyiv.
According to the news on the Ukrainian president’s website, they especially visited the ruined settlements of Irpin and talked to people who survived the occupation.
“It’s one thing to see this destruction on TV or on social media. It’s another thing to see it all with your own eyes. It’s much more shocking,” Ben Stiller told Zelensky.
“What you see in Irpin is absolutely terrifying.. But it’s even worse to imagine what’s going on in the currently temporarily occupied settlements in the east,” Zelensky replied.
The President and UNHCR goodwill ambassador spoke about the needs of those temporarily displaced in Ukraine, as well as those in Poland, whom Ben Stiller had visited the day before.
Zelensky and the UNHCR delegation also discussed ways for the Ukrainian authorities to further cooperate with the international body.