If Lithuania banned abortion, it would still have to cover it abroad - health minister

If Lithuania introduces a ban on abortion, women will still be able to terminate pregnancy in another EU country and the procedure will have to be covered by their Lithuanian health insurance, says Healthcare Minister Juras Požela.
Juras Požėla
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