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In photos: London mayor Sadiq Khan leads city’s Pride parade

Nick Duffy June 27, 2016

London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan led the city’s Pride parade on Saturday.

Mr Khan, who is one of the country’s most prominent pro-LGBT Muslim politicians, was elected Mayor of London last month.

Earlier this year, the Labour politician had told PinkNews he would restore the Mayor’s role leading the Pride parade – after previous Mayor Boris Johnson was absent for five years in a row.

True to his word, Mr Khan led the parade through the city on Monday, alongside US Ambassador Matthew Barzun – in solidarity with the victims of the Orlando shootings.

Ahead of the march, he posed with many Pride in London volunteers

He led the march through the city to Trafalgar Square


In Trafalgar Square, Mr Khan addressed the crowd – urging unity in the city

He called for people to come together in the wake of the Orlando massacre

 

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