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Romania: anti-corruption protests continue

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Romania’s prime minister Sorin Mihai Grindeanu said the ruling coalition will not resign inspite of pressure of mass demonstrations against a measure similar to corruption indulgence. Obviously the centre-left government will not proceed immediately with its attempt to decriminalise official misconduct, which set public opinion ablaze.

 

PM Grindeanu acknowledged that “the act had led to division”, and suggested he may sack the justice minister later this week in an attempt to find a compromise. The question if Romanian citizens would find it sufficient remains open.

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