Malta’s Prime Minister Promises to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage – NBC News

Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat won a second term in office after calling a snap parliamentary election last month to counter allegations of corruption against his wife and some of his political allies.

Muscat’s Labour Party won 55 percent of votes in Saturday’s election, handing it an absolute majority in the 65-seat parliament, according to political sources on both sides involved in the vote tally.

Image: Malta PM Muscat sworn-in after re-election
Joseph Muscat (C), leader of the Labour Party and Maltese Prime Minister, arrives to be sworn in at a ceremony at the Grandmasters Palace in Valletta, Malta, on June 5, 2017. Domenic Aquilina / EPA
Source: NBC News

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