German foreign ministry neither refutes nor confirms Die Welt report

Germany’s Foreign ministry avoided denying or confirming a press report by Die Welt published last weekend in which the paper cited a report of the German embassy in Athens which described Greece as a “rudderless ship”.

German foreign ministry neither refutes nor confirms Die Welt report

“When the newspaper speaks of such alleged reports which are classified and confidential, it is neither refuted nor confirmed here,” German foreign ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer said, responding to a relevant question.

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