Athens demands £200 BILLION from Germany in reparation for Nazi atrocities committed during World War Two… days before Greece is due to pay back £450m of debt

A pedestrian carries his shopping past a graffiti sign reading “Cut The Debt, IMF Go Home” on corrugated metal fencing outside the University of Athens, Greece Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg

Greece has demanded more than £200 billion in compensation from Germany for Nazi atrocities during the Second World War.

The government yesterday unveiled its final calculation for the war reparations stemming from occupation by the Third Reich.

The radical left Syriza party says Germany owes Greece nearly 279 billion euros, or £204 billion to compensate it for looting and war crimes.

The German government says the issue was resolved legally years ago.

The demand comes just days before Greece is obliged to pay 450million euros of its debt to the International Monetary Fund…

  • Good luck with that Greece.

    • What will Greece do if Germany doesn’t pay up?

      I’d let the EU dissolve.

  • Millie_Woods

    Even if you kicked all the Greeks out, Greece still wouldn’t be worth £200 billion.

  • barryjr

    Just kick Greece out of the EU and then build a big fence around it.

  • cmh

    They think the Nazi’s were atrocious….just wait till the islamic atrocities begin…..

  • WalterBannon

    well they are at it, the Nazis can pay us for sending our military over there to police/stop their war crimes on the continent, as well as for their war crimes against our merchant marine civil shipping industry…

    • DD_Austin

      Sue the Kaiser for WW1 while we’re at it for the same thing

      • Clausewitz

        They did that with the Treaty of Versailles, and all we got was a cheap t shirt and WWII 20 years later. Note from Germany to Greece: Come and take it, and don’t forget to wear your skirts and white stockings. We haven’t had a good laugh in a while.

  • Hard Little Machine

    Anything to avoid work.