A military official said he could not be sure of their nationalities, but he believed they were foreigners because they were white.
"I would have committed a crime if I had signed something that was not true."
The US Conference of Catholic Bishops - the official assembly of the country's church leaders - quietly lobbied against it.
Some say a ban would infringe on freedom of speech.
The finds, preserved by the hot, dry air of the desert, also include the 6000-year-old partly mummified skeleton of a child.
They called the ruling against queer marriages "a relapse into times we have hoped to overcome".
"It is not surprising, but still disappointing."
"Families will remember their loved ones in different ways."
It's the latest actions affecting the country's minority Muslim population.
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"They haven't come down here on a business trip, they haven't come here for any essential work."
"[The threat] was credible enough that we took action straight away."
It comes as the couple received criticism for leaving Ackland on the eve of its level 3 lockdown.
"One-dollar coin, two-dollar coin, bring something into the house of the Lord," Hannah Tamaki told churchgoers in Rotorua.
It makes them feel "enlightened" and proves secular authorities are trying to deceive people, an expert says.
The Greens say their petition to ban conversion therapy has forced the Government into action.
Seventy people took part in the ceremony.
Its employees stole millions of dollars in church funds, and poured millions more into dubious investments.
Simon Bridges last week opposed a ban over freedom of speech concerns - but Collins says the party is now for a ban.
National's Simon Bridges defended the controversial practice saying banning it would be an attack on free speech.