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German MEP says Greece being made eurozone’s scapegoat

German MEP Jorgo Chatzimarkakis has told Skai TV called on eurozone member states to stop Greece being turned into a scapegoat for the single currency?s problems.

?Germany is looking for a scapegoat, someone it can punish and Greece is the victim,? said Chatzimarkakis, a member of the pro-business Free Democratic Party (FDP).

Chatzimarkakis wondered why Greece was the center of attention, when its debt represents less than 3 percent of the total owed by eurozone countries.

Last month, the MEP challenged his own party leader, Phillip Roesler, also Germany?s economy minister, after he speculated about a Greek euro exit. Chatzimarkakis slammed Roesler?s comments as ?reckless? and pondered: ?What planet does he live on??