President of Serbia Nikolic visits Corfu

President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic, accompanied by ministers of the Serbian government and Serbia’s ambassador to Greece, is paying an unofficial visit to Corfu.

Nikolic is visiting Corfu on the occasion of a series of events for the 100th anniversary since the arrival of Serbian soldiers and citizens on the island during WWI.

Upon his arrival, the Serbian president referred to the close friendship relations between his country and Greece and mostly with Corfu and reiterated Serbia’s gratitude for the Greek people’s support during the period of the Serbs refugeeism.

Nikolic and his wife will attend a memorial service at Serbian World War I soldiers’ mausoleum on Vido islet.