Tech giants Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and Google have agreed to do more to remove extremist content will be posted within hours.
The accord was decided at a two-day meeting of the G7 Nations, and the tech companies on the Italian island of Ischia.
The goal, according to officials, is to remove jihadist content from the internet within two hours.
In a tweet, Twitter said the talks were “important and fruitful”.
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Twitter and Google declined further comment.
Italy’s interior Minister Marco Minniti said they were “important first steps”.
In a statement after the meeting of the G7 group, said: “We underline the requirement of the industry, and we are calling it… to develop, to identify solutions and to remove terrorist content loading within one to two hours, to the extent technically feasible, without sacrificing the human rights and fundamental freedoms.”
He urged to develop the company, to ensure a better recognition of the tools, and that all material removed will be reported to the authorities.
In September, the British Prime Minister, Theresa May technology said companies need to go “faster and further” in removing extremist content. She then said that she wanted to, that such content will be removed within two hours.
MI5 head Andrew Parker said that the extremists “safe spaces” online to detect threats more difficult to.
It is the first time that representatives of Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Twitter, have participated in the G7 discussions.
The G7 consists of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.