AMSTERDAM, March 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON) (Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and Internet services, today announced that its subsidiary has prepaid its 30 billion rubles (approximately $259 million1) interest-bearing loan from VTB Bank (PJSC) (“VTB”) in accordance with its terms, and the facility was cancelled. Reimbursement and cancellation are subject to applicable penalties.
Following this payment to VTB, the VEON Group no longer has outstanding loans with VTB.
1Based on USD/RUB = 115.7
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