The World from Berlin 'EU Should Admit that Greece Will Need Debt Cut'

Greece's international creditors have proposed that the country receive another debt writedown, this time from EU governments. That, say German media commentators, is hardly a surprise. Fresh aid for Athens, they argue, has been inevitable for months, but leaders have shied away from telling the truth.
Protestors in Athens during an anti-austerity strike last month.

Protestors in Athens during an anti-austerity strike last month.

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-- David Crossland