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Serbia accuses Australia’s Novak Djokovic of “abuse”

Authorities have taken steps “to stop harassment of the best tennis players in the world in the shortest possible time” after Djokovic’s arrival in Melbourne, President Alexander Vucci said. I am.

Novak Djokovic was denied entry to Australia and canceled his visa after arriving in Melbourne to defend his opening tennis major title. (Reuters)

After arriving in Melbourne, the Serbian president blew up Australia with Novak Djokovic’s “abuse” as the world’s best visa was revoked.

President Alexander Vucci said on Thursday on Instagram with Djokovic that “the whole of Serbia is with him and the authorities are taking every step to end the abuse of the best tennis player in the world as soon as possible. Stated. “.

“In line with all the standards of international public law, Serbia will fight for Novak Djokovic, justice and truth.”

“Otherwise, as we all know him, Novak is strong,” the Serbian leader added.

Djokovic “held” at Melbourne Airport

Last Wednesday, Djokovic’s father said he was “detained for five hours” at Melbourne Airport, where his son arrived to attend the Australian Open this month.

“I don’t know what’s going on,” Srdjan Djokovic told the Sputnik Serbian media.

“This is a battle for the libertarian world. This is not just a battle for Novak, but a battle for the whole world.”

If his son was not released “within 30 minutes,” he even threatened to protest the streets.

Australian border officials said the 34-year-old Djokovic’s entry visa was canceled because it did not meet strict entry requirements.

“Non-citizens who do not have a valid visa at the time of entry or whose visa has been canceled will be detained and taken away from Australia,” said the Australian Border Force.

Medical exemption to play

A Serbian star celebrated on social media a medical exemption to play at the Australian Open without evidence that he was completely vaccinated against Covid-19 in Melbourne. Landed in.

The tax exemption granted by the tournament organizer after the application was approved by the two medical committees has caused rage among Australians who have endured two years of blockades and restrictions.

Source: AFP

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