Tapio Hintikka resigns as chairman of TeliaSonera

Tapio Hintikka resigns as chairman of TeliaSonera

Tapio Hintikka has informed that he with immediate effect resigns as
member and chairman of the board of directors of TeliaSonera AB.

Tapio Hintikka has been chairman of TeliaSonera since the combination
between Telia and Sonera in December 2002. He was previously the
chairman of Sonera.

The board of TeliaSonera will hold an extra meeting to elect a new
chairman. Until then the vice chairman of TeliaSonera Carl Bennet, will
hold the position as chairman.

For further information journalists can contact:
Carl Bennet, phone +46 300 50200

Forward-Looking Statements
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circumstances, including future performance and other trend projections
are forward-looking statements. By their nature, forward-looking
statements involve risk and uncertainty because they relate to events
and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. There can be
no assurance that actual results will not differ materially from those
expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements due to many
factors, many of which are outside the control of TeliaSonera.



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