Latvian foreign minister Rinkevics 'proud to be gay'

(AGI/EFE) Moscow, Nov 7 - Latvian foreign minister EdgarsRinkevics on Friday announced that he is gay in a tweet postedin English. "I proudly announce I am gay... good luck all ofyou," the 41-year-old wrote. "Our country has to create a legalstatus for all kinds of partner relationships," he added. Theannouncement was praised by the country's president, ToomasHendrik Ilves, who described Rinkevics as "a brave man and agood foreign minister." (AGI) . .

(AGI/EFE) Moscow, Nov 7 - Latvian foreign minister EdgarsRinkevics on Friday announced that he is gay in a tweet postedin English. "I proudly announce I am gay... good luck all ofyou," the 41-year-old wrote. "Our country has to create a legalstatus for all kinds of partner relationships," he added. Theannouncement was praised by the country's president, ToomasHendrik Ilves, who described Rinkevics as "a brave man and agood foreign minister." (AGI) . .