Given the current crisis that Ukraine is facing, it is undoubtedly not a laughing matter. Now, it appears the reaction of United States Vice President Kamala Harris has gotten attention.

Although the chuckle she made during a press conference in Poland on Thursday may mean nothing, some have taken it differently. This came after she was asked whether the US would make a specific allocation for Ukrainian refugees, The Post reported.

At the time, Harris and Poland President Andrzej Duda had responded to a question from a reporter about the US accepting Ukrainian refugees.

As the Polish leader was answering important humanitarian questions, Harris was awkwardly laughing at the time. It turns out that Duda asked Harris for help helping speed up the consular process so Ukrainian refugees with family in the US could stay with them.

“We are looking for international support because indeed the vast majority of Ukrainian refugees are coming to our country,” Duda said.

For her part, Harris said she was aware of the burden that the Polish government had in its hands. However, Harris stopped short of saying whether the US was committed to taking in a certain number of refugees from Ukraine.

However, Harris did say that Ukrainians currently in the United States whose visas are expiring will be allowed to remain in the county.

“We will not send them back to what is a war zone,” Harris said. She added: “As we have said many times through our work collectively in the UN through NATO, we will support Poland in terms of the burden it is facing and our collective responsibility to ensure the safety and well-being of these refugees.”

Aside from this Harris also supported a call for an international war crimes investigation on Russia.

“Absolutely there should be an investigation and we should all be watching,” Harris quipped.

Kamala Harris
US Vice President Kamala Harris speaks on the administration's American Rescue Plan and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law investments from the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next to the White House, in Washington, DC, on March 7, 2022. - Harris announced a measure to expand clean public transit and school busses, and reduce emissions from diesel trucks. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

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