Three migrant fishermen who helped rescue dozens of people from the sea during the deadly wildfire near Athens last summer are to be made Greek citizens.
The three migrants, two Egyptians and one Albanian, will be granted citizenship during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace on Wednesday in recognition of their actions.
PM condemns acts of terror targeting Egyptians
BELGRADE -- Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic met on Monday with Egypt's Ambassador to Serbia Menha Mahrous Bakhoum and condemned the attacks on Egyptian citizens in Libya.
The ambassador stressed the support of Egypt for Serbia's "moderate and responsible policy."
About 500 migrants are feared dead after their boat was rammed by another vessel near Malta last week.
Two Palestinian survivors told the International Organization for Migration (IOM) that the boat had been intentionally sunk by traffickers after leaving Damietta in Egypt in early September, the BBC reports.
BELGRADE - Egyptian Ambassador to Serbia Menha Mahrous Bakhoum organized a concert by a mixed international choir and a reception to celebrate National Day of Egypt, with a message that the historical unity of the Egyptian people, whose culture is characterized by religions intertwined in harmony, could be applied to Serbia as well.