On May 27, 2013 at 17:00 the road leading to the Kumtor mine was blocked by a group of residents of Jety-Oguz district. The Company is very concerned about the illegal actions of this group of people as they are prevent the traffic flow, which has lead to the disruption of supplies to the mine site. If the blockage continues for any prolonged period, 2013 production could be affected.
Management of the Company informed the Militia and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic of the situation.
The work at the mine site is conducted in the regular operation mode for now.