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Old November 8th, 2014 #18
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Latvian Foreign Minister Rinkevics ‘Proud to be Gay’

(AGI/EFE) Moscow, Nov 7 — Latvian foreign minister Edgars Rinkevics on Friday announced that he is gay in a tweet posted in English. “I proudly announce I am gay… good luck all of you,” the 41-year-old wrote. “Our country has to create a legal status for all kinds of partner relationships,” he added. The announcement was praised by the country’s president, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, who described Rinkevics as “a brave man and a good foreign minister.”