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German Vice-Chancellor Gabriel (SPD) calls “stupid” Greece’s WWII reparations of €278.7billion

Germany’s economy minister, Merkel’s vice chancellor and leader of Social Democrats (SPD) Sigmar Gabriel branded Greece’s demand for 278.7 billion euros in reparations from World War Two as “stupid“, Reuters report on Tuesday. Gabriel’s diplomatic reaction comes a day after Greek deputy Finance Minister Dimitris Mardas said that Germany had …

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Greek President talks to Gauck about German WWII reparations

President Karolos Papoulias raised the issue of World War II reparations to his German counterpart Joachim Gauck currently on a 3-day official visit to Athens. But as expected, Gauck repeated the official legal position of Berlin and promised to express his Karolos Papoulias told Gauck hat Greece has not dropped …

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90% of Greeks want government to pursue Germany over WWII reparations

That’s an interesting public opinion survey result that will increase pressure for the Greek government to carry on with the WWII demands from Germany. Eight in ten Greeks believe, the government should pursue Germany over the reparations for damages during the 2. World War. Even if some compensation was given …

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Greece’s Legal Council to examine report on €162 bn WWII reparations from Germany

Foreign Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos handed over to Greek State Legal Council the report published on Sunday by newspaper To Vima. The report suggested that Germany owes Greece 162 billion euro in World War II reparations. The president of the Greek State’s Legal Council, Fokinas Georgakopoulos will be examining the report, …

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Germany owes Greece €162 billion in WWII reparations

Greek government allegedly has finally collected all leads, evidence and legal arguments regarding the reparations from World War I and II Germany should pay in debts. A Finance Ministry committee assigned to investigate the matter got together the total amount of 162 billion euro in outstanding World War II debts …

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Greece Estimates German WWII Reparations at 7.5 Billion Euro

Greek Finance Ministry tries to estimate the amount Germany should pay to Greece as reparations for damages, atrocities and enforced loans during the World War II, alternate Finance Minister Christos Staikouras briefed the Parliament. According to estimations of the team in charge of the case, the amount for reparations reaches almost …

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Exhibition of German WWII atrocities in Athens Metro

Rare photographic documents have been displayed in the Zappeion Hall and in nine metro stations in Athens. The exhibition with 360 historical photographs  runs under the auspices of the Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks. The title of exhibition: “I don’t forget. A picture speaks a thousand words.” What do …

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Tsipras speak of WWII loan & SIEMENS bribes, Merkel of Reforms

The joint press conference by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in Berlin had a strong conciliatory tone. Both sides stressed the importance of dialogue, cooperation and mutual trust. However each side focused on the issue dear to it with Germany to insist on the reforms …

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