Amsterdam, 15 January 2020 – VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ and Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services has noted recent media comments concerning a potential sale of VEON’s business in Armenia and confirms that it has entered into discussions with UCom LLC regarding such a potential transaction. These discussions may or may not result in a transaction. VEON will communicate material updates, if any, in accordance with regulatory requirements.
VEON is a NASDAQ and Euronext Amsterdam-listed global provider of connectivity and internet services, headquartered in Amsterdam. For more information visit: http://www.veon.com
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