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ISTANBUL - No decision to place a bid to purchase Tim Hellas Communication SA, the Greek GSM mobile operator, has been made, Turkcell Communication Services Corp. announced on Friday.

In a statement delivered to Istanbul Stock Exchange (IMKB), Turkcell noticed that it confirms that as part of its efforts to selectively seek and evaluate new international investment opportunities, it is investigating, among others, the possibility of a purchase of TIM Hellas Telecommunications S.A.

"No decision to place a bid to purchase Tim Hellas Communication SA has been made. This would require a Board decision. In case, a Board decision is taken to make an offer, Turkcell will announce it publicly", the statement said.

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