Former German Chancellor Schroeder says he rejected Gazprom board nomination

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Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder is pictured during an interview with Reuters in his office in Berlin, Germany, November 15, 2018. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

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BERLIN, May 24 (Reuters) - Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder had rejected his nomination to the supervisory board of Kremlin-controlled gas giant Gazprom (GAZP.MM), he said on Tuesday.

"I gave up my nomination to Gazprom's Supervisory Board a long time ago. I have reported this to the company as well," Schroeder wrote on his LinkedIn account.

Gazprom declined comment on Tuesday on Schroeder's nomination.

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Reporting by Riham Alkousaa Editing by Chris Reese

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