Brisbane mum Sally Faulkner may never see her children again.
Ali Elamaine, the father at the centre of Channel Nine’s botched child snatching in Lebanon, told News Corp he has no plans to bring his children back to Australia.
Mr Elamaine refuted claims from his ex-wife that children Lehela, six, and Noah, four, had not received Australian embassy welfare checks.
He’s also vowed to tell his children about their mother’s behaviour when they get older.
“We don’t really care, we’re not interested, and at the end of the day I will do what I like regardless of what she says,” Mr Elamaine said.
“At the end of the day if the dog is barking you just close the door.”
Mr Elamaine’s comments come after Ms Faulkner claimed on Facebook that her ex was now seeing another woman and the children were being left at home with “a maid and their grandmother”.
But the children’s father said, “everyone is all good” and the children were surrounded by family.
Ms Faulkner said she had not seen or had any contact from her children since she was deported from Lebanon last year.
She also said her ex-husband was not telling the truth.
“He’ll say he is abiding by all the court orders but it’s not true and ultimately the kids are the real victims, they are the ones losing,” she said.
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“I’d do anything to know they are okay, it’s been two years. We’ve tried and tried to contact them.”
According to Lebanese court documents, Mr Elamaine received $AU633000 in settlements from Channel Nine after the failed snatch led by 60 Minutes reporter Tara Brown with Child Abduction Recovery International (CARI).