Sunday April 26, 2015 Search
Weather | Athens
14o C
09o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Eight in 10 Greeks want government to pursue Germany over WWII reparation claims

Eight in 10 Greeks believe the government should pursue Germany over the outstanding issue of Second World War reparations, according to a new opinion poll.

The survey carried out by Marc for Alpha TV found that almost 90 percent of respondents felt that Greece should seek damages from Germany.

The German government has played down the issue but the Greek Foreign Ministry insisted last week that Athens does not consider the matter to have been settled.

A Finance Ministry committee has been investigating whether Greece has a rightful claim to receive money from Germany but the results of its prove have been kept secret.

A recent report in To Vima suggested that Greeces claim amounted to as much as 162 billion euros after interest had been added. This relates to reparations for infrastructure and personal damage as well as the repayment of a loan Greece was forced to provide to the Nazi regime.

The March poll also found that more than 40 percent of Greeks think that Greece should leave the euro if it cannot improve the terms of its bailout agreement.

In terms of political ratings, the survey put SYRIZA narrowly ahead of New Democracy. The leftists garnered 22.3 percent, the conservatives 22.1 percent.

Golden Dawn was third with 9.7 percent, followed by Independent Greeks with 5.9 and PASOK with 5.4. Democratic Left gathered 4.4 percent.

ekathimerini.com , Wednesday April 17, 2013 (10:49)  
FM warns against a lose-lose situation [Update]
PM tries to appease mayors, regional governors over cash bill
Poll: Large majority of Greeks want compromise with lenders
Police rescue 69 migrants from Evros River
Construction material costs slide anew
The decline in oil rates has contributed to the further fall in construction material prices and the cost of building new residential properties, according to data released on Friday by the ...
Navios taps German shipping opportunities
The wide margin of difference between the health of Greek and German shipping is clearly illustrated by the deal for the sale of 14 oceangoing vessels by German bank HSH Nordbank AG debtor c...
Inside Business
WATER POLO
Olympiakos wins Euro crown in womens water polo
The womens water polo team of Olympiakos won its first ever LEN Euro League at the Final Four it hosted in Piraeus by beating holder Sabadell from Spain 10-9 in Saturdays final. After defe...
SOCCER
Rival soccer fan clashes leave man stabbed
One man was stabbed and several others slightly injured as rival Thessaloniki club fans clashed late on Friday at an event held by Aris supporters. Reports from Greeces second city stated t...
Inside Sports
COMMENTARY
Five years ago
This week marks five years since Greece officially entered a period of crisis when then Prime Minister George Papandreou announced that the country would seek a bailout from the eurozone and...
EDITORIAL
Slippery slope
The extremely divisive language that is currently being used by parliamentary deputies and coalition ministers is both unacceptable and dangerous. It is high time that the tired, old argumen...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
RECENT NEWS
1. Olympiakos wins Euro crown in womens water polo
2. FM warns against a lose-lose situation [Update]
3. PM tries to appease mayors, regional governors over cash bill
4. Poll: Large majority of Greeks want compromise with lenders
5. Police rescue 69 migrants from Evros River
6. Thessaloniki nanny denies abusing toddler
more news
Today
This Week
1. Five years ago
2. PM tries to appease mayors, regional governors over cash bill
3. Poll: Large majority of Greeks want compromise with lenders
4. FM warns against a lose-lose situation [Update]
5. Greece not playing a game of chicken on debt
6. Slippery slope
Today
This Week
1. Greek government's popularity takes a hit as talks drag on
2. It's up to the Greek government to ensure deal with lenders, says ECB's Coeure
3. Europe's collision course with Greece
4. Leaving the past in the past
5. Denialism
6. The price of compromise
Find us ...
... on
Twitter
... on Facebook
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright 2015, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.