Queerty: Albania’s PM: Official’s call for Gay Pride violence “unacceptable”

Albania’s Prime Minister Sali Berisha said today that comments by the country’s deputy defense minister Ekrem Spahiu suggesting that marchers in the country’s first-ever gay pride parade should be “beaten with billy clubs” were simply “unacceptable.”

Berisha“Different sexual orientations are as ancient as antiquity itself, and they exist regardless of religious beliefs,” said Berisha (right) during a parliamentary meeting, according to BalkanWeb. “[Albania’s capital] Tirana is a city of tolerance, the country is a country of freedoms, this is our goal.”

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Queerty: Albania’s PM: Official’s call for Gay Pride violence “unacceptable”