Whiskey Tango Foxtrot: Germany Tells Greece to Sell Island to Pay Debt

Anyone want to buy a small Mediterranean island?

Josef Schlarmann and Frank Schaeffler told Germany’s Bild daily that the Greek state should sell stakes in all its assets to raise more cash.

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It is true that dotted in the blue waters of the Aegean are some of the country’s most valuable assets – about 6,000 islands, of which only 227 are inhabited. Many of them are privately owned by the world’s super-rich.

According to a specialised real-estate website, Greek islands evoke images of sunglass-sporting shipping magnates sipping champagne on enormous yachts, but cost as little as $2m (£1.3m).

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