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No finish to Novak Djokovic vs Australian authorities drama, Prime Minister says but to take a call

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Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison mentioned that the federal government’s place on Novak Djokovic has not modified in that it’s nonetheless contemplating cancel the lads’s tennis World No.1 visa a second time. Djokovic’s visa can nonetheless be cancelled a second time by the Australian authorities. (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSMorrison mentioned that he authorities is but to take an additional name on DjokovicDjokovic was included within the Australian Open drawThe Australian authorities can cancel Djokovic’s visa a second timeAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison mentioned Thursday that the nation’s authorities is but to determine on cancelling tennis celebrity Novak Djokovic’s visa. Djokovic was included within the draw for the Australian Open on Thursday and Morrison declined to make additional feedback on the problem.

Immigration Minister Alex Hawke continues to carry the best to cancel Djokovic’s visa a second time after a court docket requested for it to be reinstated. Morrison mentioned in a information convention that Hawke’s assertion that he’s pondering whether or not to tear up the visa “has not changed”.”I will refer to Minister Hawke’s most recent statement in that the position hasn’t changed,” he mentioned.”These are personal ministerial powers able to be exercised by Minister Hawke and I don’t propose to make any further comment at this time.”While an Australian court docket on Monday allowed him to remain within the nation, Djokovic’s trigger was not helped when he admitted to assembly individuals after testing optimistic for Covid-19 in December and blaming human error for errors made in his Australian entry paperwork in a prolonged assertion.Djokovic, a vaccine sceptic, fuelled widespread anger in Australia final week when he introduced he was heading to Melbourne for the Australian Open with a medical exemption to necessities for guests to be inoculated in opposition to COVID-19.When Djokovic arrived, Australian Border Force officers determined his exemption was invalid and he was held alongside asylum-seekers at an immigration detention lodge for a number of days.Click right here for IndiaToday.in’s full protection of the coronavirus pandemic.