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Kumtor deal puts Kyrgyz back on the map for explorers

Kyrgyzstan’s prodigious mineral potential is back in the sights of the mining industry after a long-awaited deal between Centerra Gold and the government over the 550,000-ounces-a-year Kumtor gold mine.

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Thaw in relations between Centerra Gold and the Kyrgyzstan Government positive for new exploration investment in the country

Centerra said last week it had all but finalised a resolution agreement with the Kyrgyz government over claims for a bigger share of profits from Kumtor, which has produced more than 12 million ounces