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26th Aug 2016

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EU welcomes abolition of anti-gay laws in northern Cyprus

The EU has welcomed the abolition of anti-gay laws in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, dubbed "the last territory in Europe where homosexuality was still a crime." British centre-left deputy Cashman called it "a major leap forward." EU commissioner Malmstrom tweeted: "Right to love now legal all over Europe!❤/CM."

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