Immigration: 100,000 euros to Red Cross Serbia from Italy

To confront emergency and provide healthcare

28 August, 15:08

    (ANSAmed) - BELGRADE, AUGUST 28 - Italy is helping Serbia assist refugees from the Middle East in transit towards Northern Europe. Italy's cooperation - Italy's embassy in Belgrade said - includes emergency funding for 100,000 euros in favour of the Serbian Red Cross for providing initial assistance.

    The Italian contribution - the statement said - allows to provide healthcare assistance, distribute medicines and food to the most vulnerable refugees at migrant holding centres in the country.

    ''The responsibility and solidarity shown by Serbia in assisting refugees in transit towards northern Europe are European values; and the response to this emergency must be a European one, and today once again Italy is playing its part with responsibility and solidarity'', said the Italian ambassador to Belgrade, Giuseppe Manzo. (ANSAmed)
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