Belarus slams UK embassy over rainbow flag on day against homophobia

Source: BBC News

Belarus has slammed the UK embassy in Minsk for flying a rainbow flag on the International Day Against Homophobia, calling LGBT relationships “fake”.

In a lengthy statement, the Interior Ministry said the UK was challenging the country’s “traditional values”.

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“The LGBT community, and all this fight for ‘their rights’, and the very day of the community are just a fake!”

A spokeswoman for the embassy said it would not comment. Homosexuality is not illegal in Belarus but it is a taboo.

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