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Liberal Senator Parry -- who elected to the Senate in 2004 -- said in a statement he was seeking confirmation on his citizenship status from the British authorities.
“The British Home Office has sought further details from me today, which I have provided, and I await a response,” he said.
According to the Australian constitution, politicians with dual citizenship cannot serve in parliament.
Parry said he would resign from his post if his citizenship is confirmed by the U.K.
"I would further resign as a senator for the state of Tasmania,” he said. “I believe the High Court has made it abundantly clear what action is required."
On Friday, the High Court of Australia ruled that Australian lawmaker, Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce and four other politicians were wrongly elected as they held dual citizenship.
Fiona Nash, Scott Ludlam, Malcolm Roberts and Larissa Waters are the four other politicians elected to the Senate.
Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said 31 people had been aboard the amphibious vessel, known as a duck boat for its wheels that allow it to ride on land in addition to floating low on the water.
Farmers across the region have warned that crop yields will be down while poor grass quality is affecting the quality of milk and the availability of animal fodder.
Turkish presidential spokesperson marks 44th anniversary of Cyprus Peace Operation to protect island's Turkish population
The Elysee Palace said that Alexandre Benalla would be dismissed after "new elements" emerged in the case, namely that he is suspected of unlawfully receiving police surveillance footage in a bid to clear his name.
Greece posts highest ratio of government debt to GDP at 180 pct in first quarter
Ongoing use of incendiary kites could prompt another major assault on Palestinian enclave, defense minister warns
Viktor Orban confronted by Israeli protesters who accuse visiting PM of ‘anti-Semitism’
In a joint statement, the two countries said their foreign ministers met on the sidelines of last week's NATO summit in Brussels and "agreed to normalise the diplomatic relations between the Netherlands and Turkey.
Two countries' relations contribute to bilateral trade, head of business council says
After weeks of apparently fruitless negotiations, the United States early this month imposed 25 percent tariffs on approximately $34 billion of Chinese mechanical and technological products -- sparking an immediate response from Beijing, which said it would hit back dollar for dollar.
Migrants held in Erzurum, Erzincan, Van and Kirsehir provinces
International Refugee Rights association, Sadakatasi to distribute meat packages among Rohingya refugees on Eid al-Adha
Sanaa’s Nahm directorate sees fierce fighting between Houthi rebels and coalition-backed Yemeni army
July’s export figure important to catch country's target of $173 billion for 2018, head of exporters' assembly says
Over 5,500 new companies established last month, according to major business body
A mosquito-borne tropical disease, dengue fever killed 42 Yemenis in 2016