Greek islands feel pinch of debt crisis

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The Greek debt crisis has far reaching consequences and it's not just the cities and the commercial centres, but far off islands are also feeling the pinch.

Greek Island of Aegina, famous for its pistachio farming, is struggling as production continues to dwindle.

Members of co-operatives have come down from 600 to 230, and this year sales are down so payouts are much lower.

Amid the hardship, a German suggestion to sell off Greek islands to pay off the debts has angered the residents and farmers in this picturesque island.

Al Jazeera's Tim Friend reports from Aegina.

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