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“They will not stop drinking. We have raised the excise tax on beer and hard liquor any number of times and people are still drinking.”

“They will not stop drinking. We have raised the excise tax on beer and hard liquor any number of times and people are still drinking.”

Agriculture Minister Ľubomír Jahnátek comments on plans to increase the tax on wine.

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Police will check overpriced EU presidency

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The ceremonial launch of the Slovak presidency's logo.

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Labour Minister Ján Richter

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SaS denies Russian media reports on its support of Slexit

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