Stans Energy: Inter-District Court of Bishkek Rules in Favour of the Kyrgyz Prosecutor’s Office
March 21, 2014 (Source: FSC) — Stans Energy Corp.(TSX-V: HRE, OTCQX: HREEF), (“Stans” or the “Company”)has been informed that the Inter-District Court of Bishkek (the “Court”) has ruled in favour of the Kyrgyz General Prosecutor’s Office (“SPO”) with respect to its claim regarding Stans’ wholly owned Kutessay II Project.
This administrative case was filed on March 26, 2013 against the State Agency on Geology and Mineral Resources under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic (“SGA”) to annul the December 21, 2009 Minutes of Negotiations (registration No. 1736-H-09) between the SGA and public company OAO Kutisay Mining (100% owned by the Government of KR). Kutisay Mining LLC is involved in the case as a third party. Stans reserves the right to appeal this verdict to the Bishkek City Court within one month from the date of receipt of the written decision.
The Company’s arbitration lawsuit is ongoing with the next hearing scheduled for March 31, 2014. Management’s counsel believes that this ruling strengthens Stans’ arbitration case at the Moscow Chamber of Commerce.
The Company will update shareholders and the investment community in due course once a written decision is provided by the Court.
For background information on these proceedings, please refer to Stans’ April 2, 2013 press release or its most recent Management’s Discussion and Analysis, which is available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com).
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Stans Energy Corp. is a resource development company focused on progressing Heavy Rare Earth (HRE) properties in areas of the Former Soviet Union. In December 2009, Stans acquired a 20-year mining license for the past-producing Kutessay II rare earth mine from the Kyrgyz Republic. On May 26, 2011 Stans completed the purchase of the Kashka Rare Earth Processing Plant (KRP) the same plant that previously refined REEs historically from Kutessay II. The KRP was the only hard rock plant to produce all rare earth elements outside of China, producing 120 different metals, alloys, and oxides. For over 30 years, Kutessay II produced 80% of the rare earth metals for the former Soviet Union.
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