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Former deputy Junkurs likely resides in Latvia, not Hong Kong

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUFormer Saeima deputy Janis Junkurs, who had put down his mandate in order to work in some Hong Kong company, likely currently lives in Latvia and hides from the media, as reported by De Facto programme of LTV.

When phoned by the programme, Junkurs immediately hung up. Now he ignores all calls and does not respond to text messages. From information from social media, it can be concluded that Junkurs still lives in Latvia. He does travel a lot – he has been in Sweden, Rome and Cyprus lately. Nothing suggests he has been in Hong Kong recently.

Last year, Junkurs founded a micro-enterprise with a base capital of EUR 1. His firm is said to work in the field of commercial consultations. Its legal address is in Kuldiga. But neither the company nor Junkurs can be found.

Junkurs’ company does not have any other addresses, phone numbers or websites. There is no information that would suggest this firm is actually active. According to information from the Enterprise Register, Junkers did not launch economic activities last year. He planned to do it this year.

Junkurs’ relative met in Kuldiga said the former politician does not live abroad – he lives in Riga. In addition, she said his new company is in no way related to any big Hong Kong company. She did say it is not as lucrative as working in the Saeima. This contradicts what Junkurs said half a year ago. Unity politicians make it look like they know nothing of it.

As it is known Junkurs managed to enter the Saeima thanks to the massive individual campaign. Unlike him, however, Aboltina did not enter the Saeima.

Shortly after his election no one could reach him – he did not respond to phone calls and text messages. Silence was broken by a written announcement. In it, the deputy stated he would put down his mandate because he had allegedly received a job offer from a company in Hong Kong.

The only conclusion for this decision was that Junkurs did this to open a seat in the parliament for Aboltina. She was also given the post of head of Unity faction in the Saeima.

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