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Telenor chair, CEO face parliamentary hearing over Vimpelcom

Wednesday 14 January 2015 | 13:50 CET | News
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Telenor board chairman Svein Aaser has told a parliamentary hearing that the company has not found any proof of corruption by Vimpelcom in Uzbekistan, Aftenposten.no reported. Telenor has a sizeable minority shareholding in Vimpelcom. Aaser told committee leader Martin Kolberg that as he had told the press before, the company cannot guarantee that it did not occurr, but its investigations have found no clear proof. Telenor CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas also answered that he could not state that there had been corruption by Vimplecom.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Telenor / Telia / Vimpelcom
Countries: Norway / Uzbekistan
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