Shared poll: What do Germans and Greeks believe for a debt relief and their governments

Shared poll: What do Germans and Greeks believe for a debt relief and their governments

Athens, June 23, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency

By Spiros Sideris

A different poll has been published, with Germans and Greeks answering two key questions regarding the debt haircut and the governments of their respective countries.

More specifically, in the survey that was conducted by Kapa Research in Greece and Infratest.dimap company in Germany for Guenther Jauch, the first channel of the German Public Television, citizens respond to questions regarding the negotiations.

More specifically, the poll results, as are presented in the newspaper “To Vima”, show that there is a significant percentage of Germans who want a haircut of the greek debt.

Specifically, to the question on the opinion of the surveyed for the Greek debt, Germans answered: 4% to delete the whole debt, 37% to delete a portion of it, and 36% to be paid normally.

The Greeks respectively answered 22% to delete the entire debt, 56% to delete a portion of it, and 17% to be paid normally.

Meanwhile, a lesser percentage of Greeks believes that the German government does not understand the positions of the other side, compared to what the Germans believe of the Greek government.

Specifically, 14% of the German public believes that the Greek government shows understanding for the problems and the requirements of the other side, while 78% believes the opposite.

Similarly, 26% of the Greek public thinks that the German government shows understanding for the problems and requirements of the other side, while 67% believe that it does not.