Cyprus's parliament convened in an emergency session on Friday to discuss legislation breaking up the island's second-largest lender as the country teetered on the brink of financial meltdown.
Lawmakers was expected to discuss creating a so-called "solidarity fund", even though international lenders have rejected it as an option for the country to raise cash.
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They were also due to discuss imposing capital controls, giving authorities power to restrict cash outflows amid worries of a bank run.
(Reporting By Karolina Tagaris, writing by Michele Kambas; Editing by Andrew Heavens)