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Thai Surrogacy: Ambassador Defends Decision to Grant Citizenship to Babies Born by Surrogate

(Australian Broadcasting Company) – Australia’s ambassador to Thailand has defended his embassy’s decision to continue granting citizenship and passports to babies born via surrogacy. Thailand passed legislation earlier this year to ban commercial surrogacy, although it still needs royal approval. Nationals whip George Christensen has criticised the embassy for granting passports when Thailand is trying to ban the practice.

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