British American Tobacco asks Zelensky to explain the threat of nationalization of the factories of the group

British American Tobacco просит Зеленского объяснить угрозу национализации фабрик группы

Group of companies “British American tobacco Ukraine” has addressed a letter to the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky asked to explain the statements of a number of MPs from the faction of “Servant of the people” on the nationalization of enterprises.

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“During the meeting a number of MPs have repeatedly stated that the government should nationalize the enterprises of group of companies “British American tobacco” in Ukraine, explaining that the group companies like incorrect conduct economic activity in our country”, – said in a letter to the company.

In particular, the nationalization of factories, the company said the deputies of the party “Servant of the people” Andrey Kholodov, Alexey Ustenko, Alexander Yurchenko, Oleksandr Kachur, Vladlen Neklyudov and George Mazurach.

“Please indicate whether the government planned to nationalize the enterprises in the tobacco industry, in particular, the enterprises of group of companies “British American tobacco” in Ukraine”, – stated in the letter.

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Moreover, it is indicated that a timely response will allow the company time to move the production facilities from Ukraine to other countries.

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