Wave of discontent grips Romania

Prime minister says violence will not be tolerated following days of nationwide protests over spending cuts.

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    Romania's prime minister has warned anti-government protesters that violence will not be tolerated after days of protests in the capital Bucharest.

    Emile Boc's comments followed clashes on Monday, prompted by the resignation of a respected health official, Raed Arafat, over his opposition to government healthcare plans.

    Protesters are demonstrating against government spending cuts, the high cost of living and corruption.

    Al Jazeera's Nick Spicer reports from Bucharest.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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