While about a third of the country goes on strike, Greek Deputy Prime Minister Theodoros Pangalos claims that it's all Germany's fault -again - from way back in WW2.
Pangalos criticised Germany's attitute towards the Greek crisis, saying Athens had never received compensation for the economic impact of the Nazi occupation during World War Two.
"They took away the Greek gold that was at the Bank of Greece, they took away the Greek money and they never gave it back. This is an issue that has to be faced sometime in the future," he said.
"I don't say they have to give back the money necessarily but they have at least to say 'thanks'," he said. "And they shouldn't complain so much about stealing and not being very specific about economic dealings."
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