This opinion piece by members of the Eiffel Group and the Glienicke Group argues that the Greek tragedy must not go on. Europe’s growing frustration with the new Greek government has triggered calls for stopping negotiations and even accepting “Grexit”, Greece’s exit from the euro. Grexit would be a collective political failure. Above all, it would cause a social and economic catastrophe for Greek citizens.
We are absolutely convinced that a new momentum can and must be given, and a new milestone reached. The time is now. Citizens who wish to support the project must urgently react together, surpassing questions of national borders and sensitivities.
Nous voulons susciter une prise de conscience en France mais aussi lancer un appel qui aille bien au-‐delà. Convaincus que Français et Allemands conservent une responsabilité particulière, nous partageons l’essentiel du diagnostic et des propositions du groupe Glienicker allemand.