To Potami slams German reparations video

Greece’s centrist To Potami party on Wednesday slammed the broadcast on TV screens across the Athens metro grid of a government-backed film demanding German reparations for World War II crimes.

In a question submitted in Parliament yesterday, five MPs voiced concern over the impact on German visitors, while accusing the leftist-led coalition of using the metro’s information points as a political propaganda tool.

The 50-second short featuring footage of the human cost of the Nazi occupation has been shown at 35 metro stations in the capital since the end of April. “We demand Germany’s debts,” it concludes.

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