International Day Against Homophobia

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Statement by Minister for Europe, David Lidington MP

Marking International Day Against Homophobia, Minister for Europe David Lidington MP said:

“The UK has a long and proud history of defending the basic rights and freedoms of the oppressed and vulnerable. We are committed to promoting British values overseas and to placing human rights at the heart of foreign policy. Everyone, including gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people should be free to enjoy the rights and freedoms to which people of all nations are entitled.”