The consequences of the decision to bail out Cyprus are "painful for the Cypriot people", the island's parliamentary speaker has said.
This decision was a defeat of solidarity and social cohesion which are fundamental freedoms, fundamental principles, of the European Union.
Cyprus' rescue deal has sent shivers through southern Europe after a key eurozone figure said it would be a model for future bailouts.
The future is uncertain for the people who must live with the consequences of Cyprus' "painful" bailout deal.
The Dutch Finance Minister has said the bank levy 'bail-in' on large depositors "pushes back the risks" from the rest of the eurozone.