Portugal stock market falls amid uncertainty

President has called for crisis talks as country's government teeters on brink of collapse.

Last Modified: 04 Jul 2013 08:59
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Portugal's president has called for crisis talks as the country's government teeters on the brink of collapse.

Two key ministers have already resigned and there is a threat that the centre-right coalition government won't last another week.

The crisis has sent markets into a tailspin with renewed fears over the Eurozone crisis.

Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips reports from Lisbon.


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