Respect LGBT rights or leave EU, Hungary’s Orban told

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By Gabriela Baczynska, Philip Blenkinsop and Sabine Siebold BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Respect LGBT rights or leave the European Union, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte told his Hungarian counterpart as the bloc’s leaders confronted Viktor Orban over a law that bans schools from using materials seen as promoting homosexuality. Several participants spoke of the most intense personal clash among the 27 EU leaders in years on Thursday night. “It was really forceful, a deep feeling that this could not be. It was about our values; this is what we stand for,” Rutte told reporters on Friday. “I said ‘Stop t…

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