Speech of Greek PM Alexis Tsipras on the War Reparations owed by Germany to Greece. The speech was given as part of the Inter-party Parliamentary Committee for Claiming the German Reparations, today, March 10 of 2015. (You can find the original text, in Greek, here.)
Ladies and Gentlemen MPs,
I take the floor today in this historic meeting not only for symbolic, but also for substantive reasons.
First and foremost, in order to pay tribute to the victims of WWII. But also in order to honor the male and female fighters from all over the world who gave their lives for the freedom of their homelands, who gave their lives in order to defeat Nazism that threw its poisonous fog over the people of the world.
I also take the floor in order to honor the fighters of the Greek…
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