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Qatar’s Prime Minister offers ‘sincere apology’ over airport examination in conversation with Foreign Minister Marise Payne – ABC News

Marise Payne says those involved in the invasive physical examinations of Australian female airline passengers have been identified by Qatar authorities.



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Qatar’s Prime Minister has “conveyed his sincere apology” over an incident in which 13 Australian women were removed from an aircraft and subjected to invasive examinations after a newborn baby was found abandoned in an airport terminal, Foreign Minister Marise Payne has said.
Key points:

  • Marise Payne said she spoke with Qatari officials who had apologised to her
  • Qatar’s public prosecution office has identified those involved in physically examining women
  • Labor Senator Penny Wong said she “expects…

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