BRUSSELS, June 5 (Reuters) - 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. (Reporting By Jan Strupczewski, editing by Larry King)