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Tuesday 24 April, 2007

TeliaSonera AB

Tero Kivisaari new head of business area Eurasia

Press Release
April 24, 2007

Tero Kivisaari new head of business area Eurasia

The CFO and deputy CEO, TeliaSonera Eurasia, Tero Kivisaari will as of May 1,
2007 assume the assignment as President TeliaSonera Eurasia. Kivisaari is 35
years old and holds double exams from Helsinki University of Technology and
Helsinki School of Economics. He has been with TeliaSonera for ten years.

Tero Kivisaari will replace Erdal Durukan who at his own request will resign to
pursue other interests, as from May 1, 2007.

"After 13 years of developing Telecom in Turkey, Central Asia and Eastern
Europe, with Turkcell and Fintur, it is a natural step for me to pursue new
challenges. The years with TeliaSonera have been very prosperous - the whole
region is going through an expansive and exciting period - and Business Area
Eurasia constitutes today approximately one third of TeliaSoneras net result",
says Erdal Durukan.

"Erdal Durukan has done an excellent job for TeliaSonera and we wish him success
in the future", says Anders Igel, President and CEO, TeliaSonera.

"Tero Kivisaari has during the last five years had a very important role in
developing our operations in Eurasia. He will provide us with the required
continuity in our future efforts," Anders Igel adds.


Forward-Looking Statements
Statements made in the press release relating to future status or circumstances,
including future performance and other trend projections are forward-looking
statements. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risk and
uncertainty because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will
occur in the future. There can be no assurance that actual results will not
differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking
statements due to many factors, many of which are outside the control of
TeliaSonera.





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TeliaSonera AB, +46-(0)8-713 58 30

TeliaSonera is the leading telecommunications company in the Nordic and Baltic
region, with strong positions within mobile communications in Eurasia, Turkey
and Russia. At the end of 2006, TeliaSonera launched mobile services in Spain.
We provide reliable, innovative and easy-to-use services for transferring and
packaging voice, images, data, information, transactions and entertainment. In
2006, TeliaSonera's net sales amounted to SEK 91 billion, and at the end of
March 2007 the total number of customers exceeded 100 million in 15 countries.
The TeliaSonera share is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and the Helsinki
Stock Exchange, and the company is included in the Dow Jones Sustainability
Index. Simplicity and service are important tools for us in creating profitable
growth and value for our customers and shareholders. Read more at
www.teliasonera.com.                                                                                                                                                                                    

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