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Reykjavík Mayor: Moscow Not Gay Enough
icelandreview ^ | 12.07.2013 | icelandreview.com

Posted on 07/13/2013 1:47:24 AM PDT by klpt

Mayor of Reykjavík Jón Gnarr wants to formally revise or break off the capital’s political and cultural relations with Moscow over the Russian capital’s stance on gay rights, visir.is reports. Moscow and Reykjavík were made sister cities in 2007. A statement from the city council reads:

“In light of the developments concerning the affairs of gay, bisexual and transsexual people that have taken place in Russia over the last few months, the district attorney, Human Rights Office, Office of the Mayor of Reykjavík, and City of Reykjavík chief administrative officer propose amendments or the termination of the collaboration agreement between Reykjavík and Moscow, in cooperation with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.”

Last month, the National Queer Organization (Samtökin ’78) protested a new law in Russia, banning propaganda for homosexuality. The organization protested in front of the Russian Embassy in Reykjavík.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Miscellaneous; Russia
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda; iceland

1 posted on 07/13/2013 1:47:25 AM PDT by klpt
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2 posted on 07/13/2013 1:47:49 AM PDT by klpt
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I predict another Cold War in a near future. #2 will be about minority rights. Await bitter propaganda and sanctions against Russia, accusing them in mishandling gay issues.


3 posted on 07/13/2013 1:58:19 AM PDT by cunning_fish
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Reykjavik’s *real* sister city is Tehran, and PressTV is the fav outlet of the Allthing.

Let them try and palm their homos off over there...


4 posted on 07/13/2013 2:08:40 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama equals Osama))
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Moscow will yawn and say ..... so?


5 posted on 07/13/2013 3:09:22 AM PDT by rbg81
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Gays go to Moscow they will inhabit a Gulag!

LLS


6 posted on 07/13/2013 4:26:39 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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If you’re gay in Iceland you’re waaaaay beyond help.
(male anyway)


7 posted on 07/13/2013 4:30:14 AM PDT by Vinnie
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What is it about contemporary Scandanavians which makes them such liberal wussies?


8 posted on 07/13/2013 4:42:35 AM PDT by ZULU ((See: http://gatesofvienna.net/) Obama, do you hear me?)
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Stop b!tching and get out fishing!


9 posted on 07/13/2013 4:47:03 AM PDT by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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Russia just banned homosexual propaganda...Is the government of Iceland going to sever ties with Russia over this? Iceland better not forget that they received a boatload of money from Russia during their financial crisis and were it not for those ‘homophobic’ Russkies and their $, Iceland would be worse than Greece.


10 posted on 07/13/2013 7:54:29 AM PDT by conservativespectator
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