G7 approves anti-terrorism joint statement

The leaders of the G7 have approved a joint statement on the fight against terrorism and violent extremism on Friday, the first day of their meeting in Italy.

The statement, which included 15 articles, said G7 countries consider anti-terrorism their major priority, adding that they will take the strongest action possible to find, identify, remove, and punish terrorists and those who support their activities. The statement also called for Internet providers and social networks to make further efforts in preventing terrorists' provocative content. G7 leaders said they will push pressure on North Korea after its recent provocative acts, and asked Russia and Iran to promote implementation of the ceasefire in Syria.

Source: VOV5