Mark Hamill made ambassador in support of Ukraine Army of Drones project

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks to Mark Hamill.

May the unit beryllium with him.

“Star Wars” prima Mark Hamill has been made an ambassador for the UNITED24 fundraising platform, wherever helium volition enactment successful enactment of the Army of Drones task to payment Ukraine.

His instauration arsenic an ambassador took spot during an online telephone connected Thursday with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who expressed his gratitude for Hamill’s enactment since the Russian penetration of Ukraine.

“Mark, you person go the archetypal ambassador to assistance Ukraine rise funds to enactment its defenders,” Zelenskyy said. “For Ukrainians, this means a lot. As successful ‘Star Wars,’ bully volition triumph implicit evil and airy volition flooded darkness. With you successful the team, there’s nary different mode astir it.”

“In this agelong and unequal fight, Ukraine needs continuous further support. That’s wherefore I was honored President Zelenskyy asked maine to go an ambassador for the Army of Drones,” Hamill said successful a statement.

“I cognize for definite that Ukrainians request drones to support their land, their state and the values of the full antiauthoritarian world,” helium added. “Right present is the champion clip for everyone to travel unneurotic and assistance Ukraine basal up successful this warfare with the evil empire.”

Hamill besides tweeted astir it on Thursday.

“Honored to beryllium an Ambassador for the Army of Drones and to assistance President Zelenskyy and the radical of Ukraine successful immoderate mode possible,” helium wrote.

The Army of Drones task is simply a programme of the fundraising level UNITED24, Ukraine’s General Staff of the Armed Forces, the Ministry of Digital Transformation and the State Special Communications Service, which provides for the regular procurement of drones, their repair and punctual replacement, and aviator training.