Christine Lagarde finance ministers meeting Wiktor Dabkowski/ZumaPress

Jak MMF zklamal Řecko

NOVÉ DILLÍ – Demokracie spočívá ve skutečné možnosti volit. Řeckému lidu však byla během tamní krize možnost vybrat si upřena. Podstatnou odpovědnost za to nese Evropská unie a především Mezinárodní měnový fond.

Řecko dostalo na výběr ze dvou neúprosných variant: odejít bez financování z eurozóny, anebo zůstat a dostat podporu za cenu dalších úsporných kroků. Řecku ale měla být předložena ještě třetí možnost: odejít z eura, ale se štědrým financováním.

Tato možnost se měla dostat na stůl s vědomím, že Řecko má obecnější politické důvody zůstat v eurozóně. Přestože odchod z měnové unie by měl značné výhody, nesl by s sebou také výrazné náklady.

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