Greece crisis: ‘Even Palestinians feel sorry for us’

 

Greeks are pulling cash out of ATMs as crisis hangs over the economy. (Getty)
Greeks are pulling cash out of ATMs as crisis hangs over the economy. (Getty)

Vasilaki is an assistant programme officer for Global Water Partnership, which works for the development of clean and sustainable water sources across the world. 

“Last week, I was in Palestine for the work of a regional project on water governance and financing,” Vasilaki says.

“Palestinians were telling me that they felt so sorry for us and that they wouldn’t want to live here in Athens as the crisis deepens and that they preferred to live in Ramallah with the usual problems of living there.”

My feature on how Greeks are living with the economic crisis and capital controls.

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