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Renew Europe group expels Lithuanian MEP over homophobic remarks

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The European Parliament’s Renew Europe group on Wednesday decided to expel its Lithuanian member, Viktor Uspaskich, over homophobic remarks he made on a video posted on Facebook earlier in the month. 

“There is no place for homophobia in the Renew Europe family,” Dacian Ciolos, the President of Renew Europe said in a statement. 

“As a political family, we are deeply committed to safeguarding and expanding the rights of LGBTI+ people. Mr Uspaskich’s comments are incompatible with the values…

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