Kyrgyz President orders legal review of Centerra deals

June 13, 2016

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Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev ordered State prosecutors on Tuesday to review the legality of agreements signed with Canada’s Centerra Gold in 2003-2004 and 2009, his office said in a statement. Centerra operates Kyrgyzstan’s biggest gold mine, Kumtor, and has been locked in a bitter dispute with the Central Asian nation’s government over profit sharing. The company turned to international arbitration last month.

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