Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Greek bailout: Angela Merkel accused of blackmailing Athens

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(Guardian) Angela Merkel and her finance minister, Wolfgang Schäuble, have come under sharp attack at home for their handling of the Greek crisis talks, with some opposition politicians accusing them of blackmailing Athens.

Ahead of a special session of the Bundestag on Friday at which Merkel, the German chancellor, will ask parliamentarians to support negotiations for a third bailout for Greece, some MPs accused her and Schäuble of deliberately trying to split Europe.

Gerhard Schick, the financial expert of the Green party, accused the finance minister of acting “extremely dangerously” concerning his proposals for a temporary exit of Greece from the eurozone. “With his Grexit plan Schäuble was calling for the division of Europe,” he said. He called Schäuble’s plan “a completely new negotiating position”, which had been tabled without the approval of the rest of the German government.

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