Global Politics

The Debate Over Whether Greece Should Quit the Euro

European and US officials met Friday to discuss how to save the European currency, the euro. At the center of the crisis is Greece, where folks are debating whether Greece should just quit and go back to its ancient currency.

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Some experts say there is a 90 percent chance Greece could default on its debts and there is speculation about whether the country could return to its former currency, the drachma.

The Dutch have called for the banishment of countries which continually break the rules and German politicians have criticized Greece's approach to the shared economy.

The BBC's Malcolm Brabant reports.