PARIS — France’s highest court has ruled that a gay French-Moroccan couple are allowed to marry despite the North African kingdom’s refusal to recognize marriages between two men.
The gay couple first took the case to court after a city hall in France had refused to wed them, citing the 1981 convention, local media reported.
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The appeals court ruled Wednesday that as long as a foreign partner has a connection with France, such as residence, then the marriage must be permitted under French law.
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