Again protests in Romania despite revoke controversial decree

Again protests in Romania despite revoke controversial decree

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In the Romanian capital Bucharest on Tuesday, for the eighth consecutive day demonstrated against the government.

The protests focus on a controversial decree with amnestieregeling for a number of forms of corruption. Although the government Grindeanu the decree on Sunday officially withdrew, the protesters.

To estimate were Tuesday night eight thousand people on the streets in Bucharest. In the other cities it went to smaller demonstrations. Sunday there were half a million protesters in Romania.

President Iohannis held Tuesday a speech in the parliament. He called on the government to withdraw.

Prime minister Grindeanu of the main ruling party, the socialist PSD, has on Monday emphasised that his government is democratically chosen and only fall when they are the majority in the parliament loses. The opposition wants to get a vote of no confidence to submit, but observers say that that motion is unmeritorious.

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