This meeting was the end of Jill Biden’s European tour, which began on May 5.

The wife of U.S. President Joe Biden, Jill Biden, met with Slovak President Zuzana Caputova in Bratislava on Monday. This was reported by the TASR news agency.

This meeting was the end of her European tour, which began on May 5, during which she also visited Romania.

The purpose of Biden’s tour was to express US support for refugees from Ukraine and the Central European states bordering this country that accept them. In Slovakia, she visited Bratislava, the city of Kosice and the village of Vysne Nemecke in the east of the republic. From Vysne Nemecke located on the border with Ukraine, the First Lady of the United States on Sunday left for Uzhgorod, where she met with the wife of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Elena Zelenskaya.

The previous official visit of the First Lady of the USA to Slovakia took place in 1999. Then President Bill Clinton’s wife Hillary Clinton visited the republic.