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ND attacks government in wake of anarchist protest

One day after rioting youths clashed with Greek police in central Athens, damaging vehicles and property, conservative New Democracy attacked the SYRIZA-led government over the incident, urging the responsible ministers to step down.

“Those who can’t cope ought to step down. [Such incidents] cannot be tolerated any further,” said a statement by New Democracy spokesman Nicos Karagounis.

The statement said the authorities had allowed «hooded men to go on a rampage.”

The clashes took place late Tuesday following a demonstration by hundreds of anarchists seeking the abolition of Type C maximum security jails.

Four people were detained.

At least two cars were burnt and one shop front was smashed. Anarchist graffiti was sprayed on the walls around Parliament.

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