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Luxembourg's Prime Minister Will Marry His Same Sex Partner Later This Week

Congratulations to the handsome couple.

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Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, will marry his civil partner Gauthier Destenay this week.

According to sources for AFP.comXavier Bettel (Right), Gauthier Destenay (Left).
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According to sources for AFP.com

Xavier Bettel (Right), Gauthier Destenay (Left).

The pair who are already in a civil partnership since 2010, are using Luxembourg's new equal marriage laws Bettel's own government introduced earlier this year.

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The couple plan to have a private ceremony and have not invited the press to cover the event.

According to sources for AFP.com
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According to sources for AFP.com

Luxembourg is the only nation in the world to have both a gay Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, Etienne Schneider.

Deputy Prime Minister, Etienne Schneider (Right), Prime Minister Xavier Bettel (Left).
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Deputy Prime Minister, Etienne Schneider (Right), Prime Minister Xavier Bettel (Left).

...and the third country in the world to have an openly gay Prime Minister.

Go Luxembourg!

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