Tsipras and Varoufakis George Panagakis/ZumaPress

Эндшпиль в Греции

ПАРИЖ – Противостояние между Грецией и ее европейскими кредиторами после нескольких месяцев споров зашло в тупик из-за вопроса пенсий и налогов. Греция отказывается уступать требованиям кредиторов: сократить выплаты пенсионерам и поднять НДС на их лекарства и электроэнергию.

Требования Европы, которые якобы должны гарантировать способность Греции обслуживать свой внешний долг, являются дерзкими, наивными, а фундаментально – саморазрушительными. Отвергая их, греки не играют – они пытаются выжить.

Что бы ни говорилось о качестве экономической политики Греции в прошлом, о неконкурентоспособности ее экономики, о её решении вступить в еврозону, об ошибках, совершенных европейскими банками, которые излишне щедро кредитовали её правительство, совершенно очевидным является бедственное экономическое положение страны. Безработица достигла 25%. Безработица среди молодежи – 50%.

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