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“To sum it up, potatoes and cabbage failed to make it on the list of selected foods but bluefin tuna did. It is [considered] a typical Slovak foodstuff.”

MP Alojz HlinaMP Alojz Hlina (Source: SITA)

MP Alojz Hlina comments on the list of foodstuffs for the VAT rate reduction proposed by Smer.

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