Prince Harry and Meghan Markle prepare to meet with Ukraine Invictus Games team as part of their million-dollar Netflix special.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will reportedly host a special private meeting with athletes from war-torn Ukraine with camera crews in tow, according to reports.
Netflix follows former royals on their trip to the Netherlands as part of $134 million deal to produce documentary, Invictus Heartwith the streaming giant.
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The couple announced last April through their company Archewell Production that the Netflix deal will be the first major documentary to be filmed as part of their lucrative deal.
The team will record a closed-door meeting between Harry and Meghan and the Ukrainian athletes, after the team announced their safe arrival in The Hague on Wednesday.
“We are pleased to share the safe arrival of Team Ukraine to the Netherlands ahead of their participation in the Invictus Games The Hague 2020,” a statement on Invictus Games’ official Twitter read.
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy contacted his compatriot, who will represent Ukraine at the 2022 Invictus Games, after they landed in the Netherlands via video call.
Zelenskyy reportedly praised the athletes for showing Ukraine’s “rebellious spirit” at the match.
“Team members include current service members who are defending Ukraine,” he said, according to the Ukrainian news agency Facebook page.
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“To win every day and everywhere is important for us today. We are proud that, at this time, you represent our country. You show the uprising spirit of the Ukrainian people. Support you. Victory to you!”
Harry and Meghan, who made a brief stop in Britain to visit the Queen and Prince Charles in Windsor, are expected to fly to the Netherlands on Friday.
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