Bashneft Shareholder Says Received Assurances From Rosneft



Reuters

MOSCOW, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Russian oil major Rosneft has agreed to uphold all its commitments to the Russian region of Bashkortostan after taking over mid-sized oil firm Bashneft, Interfax news agency quoted the region's head as saying on Thursday.

Bashkortostan has a 25 percent stake in Bashneft.

"We agreed on the preservation of each and every one of Bashneft's commitments towards the republic on dividends, charitable work and tax payments," Interfax quoted regional boss Rustem Khamitov as saying after meeting Rosneft executives.

(Reporting by Katya Golubkova; Writing by Christian Lowe; Editing by Maria Kiselyova)



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