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French press «buries» Europe

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“Euro is not dead yet, but Europe could be. One must not necessarily have a Nobel prize in economy to get that Greece is not under threat of bankruptcy. It has already gone bankrupt,” says Hervé Gattegno, editor-in-chief at French weekly Le Point.

Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUAccording to him, many are making believe that Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s suggestion to write off Greek debt was something horrible. “Actually European politic leaders have been discussing that. In whisper, of course,” he adds.

Gattegno believes that the Greek crisis was triggered by those who could not care less about their intermingled and corrupt system. “No one even tried to fight against tax fraud and the shadow economy.”

He believes that European nations are no longer willing to share joy and bitter. Germans, Fins and the French do not want to go on paying for Greece recklessness.

“Can they be blamed for that? Logic says that this all should round up with Greece quitting the eurozone. Otherwise, rescuing the euro will be a bigger priority than strengthening Europe. And it will not be citizens who will take the decision,” Gattegno says.


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