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00:00:01
>> Thousands took to the streets on Wednesday, hundreds of thousands on Thursday demanding the repeal of a decree that would grant effective amnesty to dozens of officials embroiled in corruption scandals. As the week of mass anti-corruption protesting draws to a close in Romania, President Klaus Iohannis doing his best to reassure investors.
00:00:24
Stepping out at an EU summit in Malta, he said despite a concerning week, the country's economy is still doing well.>> I believe in Romania. So in the end, I'm convinced that we have to find good solutions, the rule of law has to prevail, the European values have to prevail.
00:00:44
>> Bucharest rejected calls to withdraw a decree on Thursday, on the same day cracks emerging within the government. The country's trade minister's now resigned and the ruling's party's vice president breaking ranks to join the chorus. The measure is seen by some as the biggest retreat on reform since the country joined the EU ten years ago.
00:01:05
Romania's Constitutional Court says, it will decide the legality of the move by the end of the month.