Come back for the photo, Joe! Moment Italy’s Giorgia Meloni has to grab Biden, 81, after he wandered away from parachute display

US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron look on during a flag ceremony on the first day of the G7 summit in Savelletri, Italy, June 13
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Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni walked over and escorted a wayward President Biden after he walked away from a photo opportunity at the G7 on Thursday.

The president and other world leaders gathered to watch skydivers descend from the sky displaying the flags of allied nations – in a display of unity and military prowess.

Some leaders were still clapping when a blue-clad paratrooper released some of his equipment as Biden began to slowly walk away.

The president declined and gave a thumbs up to another military paratrooper who was on the ground gathering his equipment.

US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron look on during a flag ceremony on the first day of the G7 summit in Savelletri, Italy, June 13

US President Joe Biden joins G7 leaders as they gather to watch a skydive at San Domenico Golf Club during the first day of the 50th G7 Summit on June 13, 2024

US President Joe Biden joins G7 leaders as they gather to watch a skydive at San Domenico Golf Club during the first day of the 50th G7 Summit on June 13, 2024

That’s when Meloni sprang into action and walked over to the president to lead him back to the shot showing all the leaders together.

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Biden and the other leaders then reunited for the photo with the paratrooper.

Meloni takes her directing role during the event in her home country seriously.

She also accompanied Biden, as well as other leaders, as she welcomed them all individually to the luxurious spot on the Apulian coast.

After a series of warm greetings, Meloni pointed them to a “family photo” location.

US President Joe Biden, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen react during a flag ceremony on the first day of the G7 summit in Savelletri, Italy, June 13, 2024

US President Joe Biden, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen react during a flag ceremony on the first day of the G7 summit in Savelletri, Italy, June 13, 2024

US President Joe Biden joins G7 leaders as they gather to watch a skydive at San Domenico Golf Club during the first day of the 50th G7 Summit on June 13, 2024

US President Joe Biden joins G7 leaders as they gather to watch a skydive at San Domenico Golf Club during the first day of the 50th G7 Summit on June 13, 2024

From right, US President Joe Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida watch a skydiving demo during the G7 world leaders' summit in Borgo Egnazia, Italy, Thursday.  June 13, 2024

From right, US President Joe Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida watch a skydiving demo during the G7 world leaders’ summit in Borgo Egnazia, Italy, Thursday. June 13, 2024

The summit will include meetings on providing resources to Ukraine from frozen Russian assets, multilateral infrastructure efforts and a U.S. commitment to support Ukrainian security for 10 years.

The president and other leaders each arrived at the skydiving event in golf carts or classic Fiats.

US President Joe Biden greets an Italian Army paratrooper after watching a skydiving demo during the G7 world leaders' summit in Borgo Egnazia, Italy, Thursday, June 13, 2024

US President Joe Biden greets an Italian Army paratrooper after watching a skydiving demo during the G7 world leaders’ summit in Borgo Egnazia, Italy, Thursday, June 13, 2024

Paratroopers descended carrying the flags of various participating countries.

Biden was driven in a traditional cart with a Secret Service agent at the wheel.

Meloni arrived in a Fiat 500, while Canada’s Justin Trudeau arrived in a small Fiat Panda.

Wearing aviator sunglasses, Biden pointed to the spectacle, which took place ahead of a planned news conference with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

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