"It is not a bottomless barrel. Sigmar Gabriel sent a completely wrong message in Greece. This won’t help Greece, instead reckless Greek politicians might think they don’t need to make an effort. It is dangerous," Schaeuble told the broadcaster.
The finance chief stressed the problem was not in money but in the lack of commitment to implement reforms Greece promised in exchange for financial support from the European Union, where Germany is a key lender.
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