The U.S. and Dutch authorities present proposed settlement amount


The U.S. and Dutch authorities have since the spring of 2014 investigated
historical transactions related to Telia Company’s entry into Uzbekistan in
2007. On the evening of 14 September, Telia Company received new information
from the authorities with proposals from them for a settlement with the company.
The information received was general and did not go into much detail but
suggests a total settlement amount of approximately USD 1.4 billion which
corresponds to approximately SEK 12 billion for all investigations.
“I have said on many occasions in the past that Telia Company’s entry into
Uzbekistan was done in an unethical and wrongful way and we are prepared to take
full responsibility. We are cooperating fully with the authorities to bring
clarity to the matter. With that said, our initial reaction to the proposal is
that the amount is very high. We will now have to analyze the information and
decide on how to proceed with the ongoing discussions with the authorities,”
says Telia Company’s Chairman Marie Ehrling.

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