Macedonian Press Agency
29 March 2001

A diploma recognizing the contribution of the Greek journalists to the publication of the first Serb newspaper was awarded to Greece's ambassador to Belgrade Michalis Spinelis in a ceremony held at the offices of the Association of Serb Journalists, where a celebration took place on the occasion of the recently established Serb Journalists Day and the 210th anniversary of the Serb press.

The ceremony started with a reading of excerpts from the first Serb newspaper "Srpskia Novini" that was published in Vienna on March 27, 1791 and was printed by the Greeks Markidis Brothers.

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