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FOR: CENTERRA GOLD INC.
Centerra Resumes Normal Operations at BorooJUN 16, 2006 - 10:06 ET
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - June 16, 2006) - Centerra Gold (TSX:CG) reported today that normal operations have resumed at its Boroo mine in Mongolia. On June 14 Centerra suspended operations as a precaution in response to an illegal political demonstration at the site. Some protestors were removed by Mongolian police and most others have left the site voluntarily. Centerra is closely monitoring the situation and taking appropriate measures in the event of any further attempt by protestors to interfere with operations.
Centerra is a growth-oriented, gold company focused on acquiring, exploring, developing and operating gold properties primarily in Central Asia, the former Soviet Union and other emerging markets. Centerra is a leading North American-based gold producer and the largest Western-based gold producer in Central Asia and the former Soviet Union. Centerra's shares trade on the TSX under the symbol CG. The Company is based in Toronto, Canada.
Additional information on Centerra is available on the Company's web site at: www.centerragold.com and at SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
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