Greece to demand war reparations from Germany

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Greek lawmakers on April 17voted through a resolution demanding the payment of German war crime reparations, an issue long disputed by Berlin.

  • ATHENS- Agence France-Presse
  • Hurriyet

A parliamentary committee last year determined that Germany owes Greece at least 270 billion euros ($305 billion) for World War I damages and looting, atrocities and a forced loan during the Nazi occupation in World War II.

“These demands are always active. They were never set aside by Greece,” parliament speaker Nikos Voutsis told reporters this week.

With cross-party support, the chamber approved the…

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