Article about Kumtor mine , it may give some ideas about what Stans is negotiating with the government .


J. Satybaldiev: The government is ready for constructive talks with Centerra Gold Inc

Bishkek, January 28 / Kabar /. Kyrgyz Prime Minister Jantoro Satybaldiev said that the issue of Kumtor can be normalized only when the investor will operate in strict accordance with the laws of the republic. The Information Policy Department of the Government’s Office of the Kyrgyz Republic reports.

"Cooperation with investors in frames of our legislation will ensure stable operation both of mining companies and their shareholders, including« Centerra Gold Inc ». A common approach will be applied to all investors in the mining industry in frames of legislation of the country. All investors need to work in the same conditions. Why all the time the question of Kumtor is raised? Because the agreement was concluded in the interests of specific groups, but not the country. This issue will be raised until our relationship does not go into the legal frame. Kumtor is promising mine. The government is always ready to hold constructive talks with Centerra Gold Inc. We are interested in further work of today's investors, " said the Kyrgyz Prime Minister at a meeting with representatives of the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank. 

He also noted the importance of studying the tax system in the country and if necessary to amend relevant regulations.