Information from the prosecutor regarding preliminary investigation
The Public Prosecutor Gunnar Stetler has informed TeliaSonera of the following regarding the preliminary investigation into its investments in Uzbekistan:
“Due to the current preliminary investigation into suspicion of aggravated bribery, an investigation will be initiated with regard to possible corporate fines and possible forfeiture.”
This measure is a natural step in the public prosecutor’s investigation into the investments in question. As previously, TeliaSonera continues to dispute the allegations and is convinced that the continued legal procedures will confirm that the corruption allegations are unfounded.
TeliaSonera AB discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Swedish Securities Markets Act and/or the Swedish Financial Instrument Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication at 1030 a.m. CET on March 28 2013.