Berlin (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel is prepared to let Greece leave the eurozone if Greeks elect a government that jettisons the country’s current austerity course, Germany’s Der Spiegel news weekly reported Saturday.

The report, which cited sources close to the German government, comes as polls show a radical leftist party leading the field three weeks ahead of a snap election in Greece.

The Syriza party of Alexis Tsipras has pledged to reverse reforms imposed by Greece’s international creditors and renegotiate its bailout deal.

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4 thoughts on “Merkel prepared to let Greece exit eurozone: report

  1. I have just watched a video with Belgian economist Bernard Lietaer. He argues that Greece could profit if there were a second, complementary currency. This would coexist alongside the Euro, while being able to preserve and stimulate employment.


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