Luxembourg prime minister responds to homophobic tweet by Greek politician

Xavier Bettel

Xavier Bettel Royal Wedding 2012 cropped” by Denis Probst – Own work, archive Denis Probst. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0-lu via Wikimedia Commons

Last week, Luxembourg prime minister Xavier Bettel announced he was marrying his partner Gauthier Destenay.

Yesterday, Greek MP Nikos Nikolopoulos tweeted the below in response to the announcement. Mr. Nikolopoulos was elected in 2012 under the ruling New Democracy party ticket where he had spent his entire political career up to that point until he resigned from his cabinet appointment shortly thereafter.

Nikos Nikolopoulos tweet about Xavier Bettel

Today, Mr. Bettel responded to Mr. Nikolopoulos via a tweet of his own:

Xavier Bettel tweet in response to Nikos Nikolopoulos

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