I’m praying for the people: Angelina Jolie on Ukraine crisis
NEW DELHI: Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie recently shared a message of prayer for the victims of the Russia-Ukraine crisis.
Jolie shared a statement on the Russia-Ukraine conflict as a special envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on her Instagram handle.
“Like many of you, I am praying for the people of Ukraine,” Jolie said in the statement. , and refugees in the area.”
“We have already seen reports of casualties and people are starting to flee their homes in search of safety. It is too early to know what will happen, but the importance of this moment – to the people of Ukraine, and to the international law of As for governance – cannot be overstated,” she said.
The link she shared led to a statement from the UNHCR, which read, “We are deeply concerned about the rapidly deteriorating situation in Ukraine and the ongoing military action.”
The statement continued, “The humanitarian consequences on the civilian population will be catastrophic. There is no winner in war, but countless lives will be wasted.”
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday (local time) ordered the suspension of the advance of his military forces in Ukraine, but resumed operations on Saturday afternoon after the Ukrainian leadership refused to speak. been done.
Earlier, Zelensky suggested Putin sit at the negotiating table amid rising tensions over Russia’s military actions in Ukraine.
Notably, early on Thursday Russia launched a special military operation following the recognition of Donetsk and Luhansk.
Western countries have strongly condemned the Russian military operation and increased sanctions pressure on Moscow.