Airmen from the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron and Soldiers assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, take off from Malemute Drop Zone in an Alaska Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during airborne jump training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, May 30, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alejandro Peña)

G7 to Pledge Joint Defense of Democracies from Foreign Threats: EU Official

G7 leaders will commit at their summit this week to cooperate in defending democracies from foreign threats and establish a response mechanism for that purpose, a senior EU official said on Tuesday.

The G7 are the United States, Canada, Japan, Britain, France, Germany and Italy. Their leaders are to meet in Charelvoix in Canada on June 8-9.

“We have been very supportive of a Charlevoix commitment on defending democracy from foreign threats,” a senior EU official said.

Read more at Reuters

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