STOCKHOLM Feb 1 The embattled chief executive of
Swedish telecoms firm TeliaSonera AB said on Friday he
would leave the company following a critical report of the
company's purchase of a 3G licence in Uzbekistan.
CEO Lars Nyberg said in a statement that he would resign,
even though the report, by a laywer appointed by the company
independently to examine the deal, had found no evidence of
bribery or money laundering.
Nyberg said that he had not been able to get an expression
of support from the board of directors, which he said was also
due to face big changes.
"At that point I made up my mind that I would leave my
position as chief executive and therefore I am resigning," he
(Reporting by Stockholm newsroom, +4687001014)