Hints of backroom Citadele deal in Georgia denied by Straujuma

  • 2014-09-24
  • From wire reports, RIGA
The fact that Latvian political party Unity's Valdis Dombrovskis and Dzintars Zakis shared a flight to Georgia with the representative of the Citadele bank buyer Ripplewood Holdings, Valdis Siksnis, was an “unfortunate coincidence,” according to Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma, reports LETA.Straujuma said in an interview with the LNT show "900 sekundes" on Sept. 24 that she learnt about this matter from newspapers, after which she discussed it with Dombrovskis, who confirmed that the flight was private and at a time he was on a vacation."Of cour...
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