Vytenis Andriukaitis, the Lithuanian nominee for the health and food safety portfolio in the new European Commission, says that as a commissioner he will encourage the EU's most powerful member states to invest more in health and will work on the tobacco and cross-border healthcare directives and GMO regulation.
Vytenis Andriukaitis
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