Couples from Israel and Lebanon say ‘I do’ in Cyprus
By France 24
10 June 2018 | 9:00 am
In both Lebanon and Israel, Couples must marry in a mosque, church or synagogue. For couples of different religions, atheists or anyone who wants to see their union regulated by a civil code, there is only one solution: those who can afford it are left to wed abroad.
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