Russia – Chechnya – Situation of LGBTI people - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (30 May 2017)


Q - SOS Homophobie has announced that the first gay Chechen refugee arrived in France today, with an emergency visa. Can you confirm that? What status will he have? Are other procedures under way?

A - For safety and privacy reasons, we don’t provide information on individual situations.

We refer you to yesterday’s statements by the President in Versailles following his meeting with his Russian counterpart.