Icelanders call for PM to resign over crisis - Protesters called for early elections to speed up EU membership

Posted 27/10/2008 - 00:02 by steveejeb

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Icelanders demonstrated in the capital Saturday to call for resignation of the prime minister and the central bank chief for failing to avert the financial crisis that has crippled the economy.Protesters called for early elections to speed up EU membership.
Protest organiser Kolfinnur Baldvinsdottir told Reuters: "We need elections ... that's the issue to vote for."