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SAO PAULO, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Petróleo Brasileiro SA is unaware of a Brazilian court ruling suspending the sale of a 49 percent stake in a natural gas distribution unit, and vowed to defend the sale through any legal means possible.
In a securities filing on Thursday, Petrobras, as Brazil's state-controlled oil producer is known, said the transaction was legal and had obtained all regulatory permits.
Petrobras sold the stake to Mitsui & Co Ltd for about 1.9 billion reais ($463 million) late last year. (Reporting by Guillermo Parra-Bernal; Editing by Bernadette Baum)