The previous Good Morning Britain presenter was invited to Kyiv to host the second annual occasion by Olena Zelenska, the First Girl of Ukraine. It additionally featured an look from her husband, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Sharing pictures on Twitter, Piers stated: ‘Nice honour to host the First Girl of Ukraine’s Summit of First Girls & Gents in Kyiv, that includes many world leaders & celebrities incl President Zelensky.
‘Thanks for inviting me @olenazelenska_official – an unforgettable expertise. Slava Ukraini! [Glory to Ukraine!].’
Piers arrived in Ukraine earlier this week, sharing a photograph of the capital metropolis and writing: ‘Good morning from Kyiv.’
He additionally shared a video of air raid sirens, explaining: ‘Heard these too. Feels fairly regular/protected right here in Kyiv till you hear the sirens go off and get immediately reminded the entire nation is a conflict zone and Ukrainians must reside with this menace/concern each day.’
Jill Biden, First Girl of the USA, joined the occasion nearly, and 21 different first girls have been in attendance, Zelenska stated.
She stated (by way of the New York Put up): We should always keep united. We’re inviting everybody, all those that help the victory over brutality, to hitch us.’
Zelenska stated the occasion goals to organise for Ukraine’s post-war future.
On Saturday, Russian missiles hit Ukraine’s Black Sea port of Odesa hours after Moscow and Kyiv signed offers ending a blockade of grain exports from town.
The Ukrainian Overseas Ministry denounced the strike as ‘spit within the face’ of Turkey and the United Nations, which brokered the agreements.
Two Russian missiles hit the port’s infrastructure and Ukrainian air defences introduced down two others, the nation’s navy stated.
Overseas Ministry spokesman Oleg Nikolenko stated: ‘It took lower than 24 hours for Russia to launch a missile assault on Odesa’s port, breaking its guarantees and undermining its commitments earlier than the UN and Turkey underneath the Istanbul settlement.
‘In case of non-fulfilment, Russia will bear full duty for a world meals disaster.’