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Serbia protests EU's 'fake' description of Nikola Tesla as Croatian

The Serbian foreign minister has sent an outraged note to Brussels after one of the EU’s online resources called inventor Nikola Tesla as a "famous Croatian." Serbia called the claim "fake news."

Serbia expressed outrage at the European Union Saturday after one of the bloc's publications described inventor and electrical engineer Nikola Tesla as a Croat.

Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said he had sent a protest note to Brussels after the EU's Learning Corner site for children described Tesla as a "famous Croatian." Tesla was one of the first people to discover X-ray imaging.

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Serbia's culture minister also described the EU's description of Tesla's origins as "fake."

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