Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.GETTY IMAGES
The Ukrainian president shows off his great handling of the media and speech
He has responded with a sense of humor to a journalist’s question
“How many world leaders do you speak to every day?” a journalist asks the Ukrainian president Volodímir Zelenski, who resists the invasion launched by Russia on February 24. “Every day? Ten, eight…About eight or ten,” he replies.
“Which one is your favourite?” insists the reporter. “I don’t know…” says the leader thoughtful ukrainian. “I can tell you who I have a lot of connections with…” “I have many connections with Duda, Andrzej Duda (President of Poland). I have many connections with (Emmanuel) Macron (President of France). I have many connections with Boris Johnson (Prime Minister of the United Kingdom). With the Baltic countries… “. “Which one is your favourite?,” the journalist insists. “Who do I prefer?”, The Ukrainian president replies, surprised. “Who do you prefer to talk to?”, they insist. And after thinking about it, she laughs: “With my wife”. “I’m sorry!” She continues between laughs. to which attendees join.
Zelensky is asked who is his “favorite” world leader to speak to. Watch what he answers right at the end of the video. This guy understands and masters communication like no one else. pic.twitter.com/EHxNu9idzu – Principia Marsupia (@pmarsupia) March 22, 2022
It is one more example of the enormous capacity of the Ukrainian president – who was an actor – to move between the media, manage the codes of his speech and be close in very difficult times for the Ukrainian people.