United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Special Envoy Angelina Jolie on Tuesday expressed her gratitude to the Peruvian people for their solidarity with Venezuelan immigrants and their response to this cause.
According to the artist, they also discussed what the international community should and can do to support Peru and its neighboring countries concerning this matter.
"I have been deeply touched by the dignity and strength of the Venezuelan refugees I have met on this visit and by the warmth and generosity of the Peruvian people," she expressed
According to the Academy Award winner, this region is facing one of the largest mass migrations in its history
, adding the crisis is all the more shocking for being predictable and preventable.
"None of the Venezuelans I met want charity. They want an opportunity to help themselves," she stated.
"Tu causa es mi causa (Your cause is my cause)," Jolie concluded in Spanish.