After a weekend of trying to mend fences with its international creditors ahead of a loan repayment due to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Greece crashed into another row after it put a figure on the war reparations it wants Germany to make.
As the storm clouds gather over Greece in a week some say could be critical for the country’s future within the euro zone, or outside it, Greece’s appetite for war compensation from Germany remained undiminished.
On Monday, the country’s deputy finance minister said Germany owed it nearly 279 billion euros ($302 billion) for the Nazi occupation of the country in World War II, putting a definitive amount on the reparations it has been claiming for decades it is owed.
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