Pressure mounts on Merkel over Greek war reparations calls

March 19, 2015 12:31 PM

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Pressure mounts on Merkel over Greek war reparations calls

BERLIN (Reuters) - Greek demands for billions of euros in reparations for the brutal Nazi occupation in World War Two may be falling on deaf ears in the German government, but some legal experts say Athens has grounds for a case.

The emotive issue is bound to come up when Alexis Tsipras visits Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin for the first time as prime minister on Monday, in an atmosphere poisoned by charges of broken promises and personal jibes between their ministers.

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