Scott Morrison condemns Alan Jones's call to 'shove sock down throat' of Jacinda Ardern

Australia PM says radio host ‘way out of line’ for comments about New Zealand leader

Scott Morrison has said the radio presenter Alan Jones was “way out of line” for saying the Australian prime minister should “shove a sock down the throat” of his New Zealand counterpart, Jacinda Ardern.

Speaking after a 12-hour meeting with other leaders of Pacific countries in Tuvalu on Thursday, Morrison said: “The comment has been relayed to me; on what’s been reported to me, I find that very disappointing and of course that’s way out of line.

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