US ambassador marches in Warsaw Pride parade, sending message to NATO ally

U.S. Ambassador Mark Brzezinski holds a U.S. flag as he marches in the yearly pride parade in Warsaw, Poland, on Saturday, June 17, 2023. The ambassador was sending a clear message of Washington’s opposition to discrimination in a country where LGBTQ+ people are facing an uphill struggle. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The United States ambassador held a U.S. flag high as he marched in the yearly Pride parade in Warsaw on Saturday, a clear message of Washington’s opposition to discrimination in a country where LGBTQ+ people are facing an uphill struggle.