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Ugandan minister elected U.N. assembly president despite his country’s anti-LGBT laws

By Agence France-Presse
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 17:39 EDT
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Ugandan foreign minister Sam Kutesa in Moscow on May 12, 2014 [AFP]
 
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Uganda defies critics to take lead at UN assembly (via AFP)

Uganda’s foreign minister was elected president of the UN General Assembly’s 69th session Wednesday, side-stepping criticism from US activists opposed to its tough anti-gay laws. Sam Kutesa was acclaimed president unopposed and to a round of applause…

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