MegaFon apologizes for incorrect information about Nagorno-Karabakh
MegaFon sent a letter to the Azerbaijani Embassy in Russia, which says that during the work on updating the company’s website, "incorrect information was detected which showed Nagorno-Karabakh as an independent territory outside of the Azerbaijan Republic." The mistake was immediately corrected after it was discovered, the company noted.
According to the letter, MegaFon is conducting an internal investigation into the incident, the employees responsible for publishing this information have been dismissed from their posts and will be subject to disciplinary punishment within the Labor Code of the Russian Federation.
MegaFon noted that one of the main principles of its work is that the company operates "outside the political or religious context." "We regret about the situation and confirm that the error occurred without any malicious intent," the letter reads.
The company brought its "deepest apologies to all whose feelings have been affected by this unintentional incident."
The letter was signed by chairman of the Board of Directors of MegaFon PJSC Evgeny Bystrykh.