At G-7: US-Ukraine Forge Historic Security Pact!

US President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky have signed a 10-year bilateral security agreement to bolster Ukraine's defenses against Russian aggression, according to Reuters. The agreement, signed during the G-7 summit in Italy, is seen as a step towards Ukraine's eventual NATO membership.

Fight in the Italian Parliament

As preparations are underway for the G-7 meeting in the Puglia region, a fight erupted in Rome during a session of the lower house of the Italian Parliament. A member of the opposition's populist "Five Star" movement attempted to hand the Italian flag to the Minister of Regional Affairs, but was attacked by other MPs in the process.

Erdoğan heads to Madrid for talks with Spanish leaders

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan departed for Madrid on June 12 for a two-day visit to engage with Spain's King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez

On the first day of his visit, Erdoğan will meet with King Felipe VI. The following day, he will hold discussions with Sanchez, with a primary focus on the recent escalation of violence in Gaza.