The lawyers of Novak Djokovic told a Melbourne court that their client received Covid vaccine exemption to enter Australia after contracting the coronavirus in December. The number one in world tennis has been in a detention center for three days after being refused a visa to participate in the Australian Open.
“The date of the first positive molecular test recorded is December 16, 2021,” the lawyers who appealed against the cancellation of the visa wrote in a document presented to the federal court. Djokovic’s lawyers have asked that he be transferred from the Park Hotel center to Melbourne airport so that he can train for the tournament.
The controversy breaks out
After the tennis player’s lawyers said in the documents filed to appeal against the cancellation of the visa in Australia, a new controversy erupted over Djokovic’s positivity on December 16.
According to what emerged from the publications of the Belgrade Tennis Federation on social networks, the day after the first positive molecular test declared by lawyers, on December 17, the number one in world tennis participated, as a positive, in an event in honor of young people Serbian tennis players without a mask.
The Federation has published news about the event and shots showing the tennis player handing cups and diplomas to players in a note and on its Facebook page.
Minister Serbia: “Constructive conversation with Australia”
The Serbian government is moving for Novak Djokovic. Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said today that she had spoken on the phone with the Australian foreign minister, with whom she had a “constructive” interview. “Until the final decision (on the appeal), Djokovic stays in the Park Hotel. We managed to get him to be provided with gluten-free food, to have the equipment to train, they gave him a laptop and a sim card to allow him to be in contact with his family, “Brnabic told private Belgrade TV. Pink.
According to him, on the Australian side he noticed a «positive tone. The Serbian government is ready to give every possible guarantee that Djokovic will be allowed to enter Australia, and the president (Aleksandar Vucic) is also involved in this ». Duro is the president of the Serbian parliament, and former foreign minister Ivica Dacic, for whom there are political implications, and this will have consequences on relations between Serbia and Australia. Dacic called “shameful what is happening to Djokovic”.
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