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G-7 Denounces Russia's Malicious Activities in Cyberspace

G-7 Denounces Russia's Malicious Activities in Cyberspace

   Tokyo, May 11 (Jiji Press)--Digital affairs ministers of the Group of Seven major powers Wednesday concluded their two-day meeting in Duesseldorf, Germany, by adopting a statement denouncing Russia's malicious activities in cyberspace.
   "We denounce Russia's malicious cyber activities, information manipulation, interference, and online disinformation campaigns," the statement said.
   The G-7 ministers also confirmed cooperation in responding to cyberattacks amid increasing international tensions due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
   "We've delivered our message on G-7 unity, our solidarity with Ukraine and the importance of cyber resilience. This is a big achievement," Japanese digital affairs minister Karen Makishima told a news conference after the ministerial meeting.
   On Tuesday, Mykhailo Fedorov, Ukrainian vice prime minister and digital transformation minister, attended the G-7 meeting online and offered to share his country's experiences in countering Russia in cyberspace.

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