Greece Says Germany Owes It Compensation for WWII Occupation

March 10, 2015 8:04 PM

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The radical left-led Greek government insists that the debt-ridden country has never been fully compensated by Germany for its brutal World War II Nazi occupation, linking the issue with Greece's fraught bailout negotiations.

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Tuesday that a 1960 reparation deal with Germany did not cover key Greek demands, including payments for wrecked infrastructure, war crimes and return of a forced loan exacted from occupied Greece.

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