First Lady Jill Biden is expected to travel to Eastern Europe this week to meet with American Armed Forces personnel and Ukrainian refugees.
Biden will stop in Romania and Slovakia during the five-day trip, according to a statement from her office.
Haven’t the people of Eastern Europe suffered enough? https://t.co/AM4NWreVYi
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“During her visit, she will meet with U.S. service members, U.S. embassy personnel, displaced Ukrainian parents and children, humanitarian aid workers, and educators,” the White House statement said.
“On Mother’s Day, she will meet with Ukrainian mothers and children who have been forced to flee their home country because of Putin’s war,” it added.
The trip will be the first lady’s second international journey without the president since being in office. She traveled to Japan for the Summer Olympics in July 2021.
Jill Biden will travel to Romania and Slovakia this week to meet with Ukrainian families displaced by the invasion.
On Mother’s Day, the first lady will visit with Ukrainian mothers and children who have been forced to flee their homes. https://t.co/dalD4J7bOg
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The trip will be an important showing of American solidarity with Ukraine. Still, it also leaves people wondering why President Joe Biden is not making the trip, as he is staying home at the White House.