PM on alcohol use statistics: 5 liters change nothing

Lithuania's 2016 per capita alcohol consumption figures released by the country's statistics office are lower than those published by the World Health Organization, but Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says that this does not substantially change the situation.
Saulius Skvernelis
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