Spain has no record of Serbian star Novak Djokovic's presence in December, claims Foreign Minister

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MADRID, Spain Published: Jan 11, 2022, 10:42 PM(IST)

Djokovic won't be deported from Australia on Friday, confirm officials Photograph:( Reuters )

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Asked by a reporter if he knew whether Djokovic had entered Spain in December, potentially invalidating a declaration the player completed on travelling to Australia, Albares responded: "I have no record of this presence of Djokovic."

Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Albares said on Tuesday that he does not have any information on whether tennis star Novak Djokovic had visited Spain before travelling to Australia.

Asked by a reporter if he knew whether Djokovic had entered Spain in December, potentially invalidating a declaration the player completed on travelling to Australia, Albares responded: "I have no record of this presence of Djokovic."

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"We have not been contacted by the Australian government to request such documentation," he added.

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