ITV journalist praised for outspokenness on Ukrainian refugees in interview with Liz Truss

ITV presenter Charlene White has been praised for her “incredible emphasis and questioning” during an interview with Liz Truss.

More than 368,000 Ukrainians have fled to neighboring countries as Russia continues its invasion. The UK quickly responded with weapons and equipment to support Ukraine and also imposed sanctions on Russia.

However, his response to help Ukrainian refugees has been heavily criticized.

During the interview, the Foreign Secretary said the UK was doing “everything it could to support refugees”, prompting White to wonder if that meant the doors would be open for for Ukrainians to seek refuge.

She said, “So are we opening our doors in this case, or are we just waiting for other countries to do so?”

“Well, the Prime Minister has always been clear that there will always be a home in Britain for refugees,” Truss replied. “We are very concerned about what is happening on the ground and are urgently looking at what more the UK can do.”

The ITV host then responded candidly and said: “It will be interesting to see how long this takes, Liz Truss,

“Because currently we have children lying on the ground in train stations who really need to know where they will sleep for the next two nights.”

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People have since taken to social media to applaud White for asking the questions “that need to be asked.”

One said they had a “heart full of love and admiration” for the ITV host and her blunt responses.

Another Twitter user called the ITV reporter “brilliant” for her latest remark.

Others were quick to criticize the UK’s lack of preparation and “shameful” delay.

One mocked Truss for “doing everything she could” with backdrops of Ukrainian flags and giving interviews.

Another compared the UK’s response to what other countries achieved within days.

Vladamir Putin has since blamed Truss for putting Russia’s nuclear deterrent forces on high alert.

The Russian leader’s command, released on Sunday, deepened the crisis, raising the specter of a global nuclear conflict.

His spokesman Dmitry Peskov blamed “unacceptable” comments by Western politicians for prompting the move and pointed the finger at the foreign minister.

“There were unacceptable statements about possible conflict situations and even confrontations and clashes between NATO and Russia,” Peskov said.

“I will not name the authors of these statements, although it was the British Foreign Secretary.”

The comments in question appear to be Truss’ TV interview on Sunday, where she said that if Putin is not arrested, it could lead to NATO being drawn into a wider conflict.

“If we don’t stop Putin in Ukraine, we’re going to see others threatened – the Baltics, Poland, Moldova, and that could end in a conflict with NATO,” Truss said.

“We don’t want to go there. That’s why it’s so important that we make sacrifices now.”

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