Joint statement on the fourth annual Space Chiefs Forum

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At the invitation of U.S. Space Force Chief of Space Operations, Gen. Chance Saltzman, military space leaders from 18 nations met for the fourth annual Space Chiefs Forum in Colorado on April 11, to discuss shared interests in space. The nations represented were Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Republic of Korea, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The following is a joint statement from the participants:

“We reaffirm that enhanced cooperation among like-minded partners is vital to adapt to the rapidly emerging opportunities and threats in, from, and to space. We have a shared interest in maintaining the peaceful use of outer space and the benefits of space for humankind. We will continue working together to deter ambiguous, unfriendly, or hostile activities in space. We also emphasize our resolve to continue promoting mutually agreed norms and responsible behaviors in space, including by conducting space activities in a manner that prioritizes the safety, security, stability, and sustainability of the space domain.”