Mediterranean Resources advises of changes to board of directors

VANCOUVER, March 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Mediterranean Resources Ltd. (TSX: MNR; Frankfurt: MHM1) ("MNR" or the "Company") wishes to advise that it has accepted the resignation offer of Alex Gostevskikh as a director of MNR. The board of directors elected Peter Lukesh as a director.

Peter Lukesch, PhD, graduated in 1975 with a Master's degree in business administration and obtained a doctoral degree in economics in 1977 from the University of Economics in Vienna. From 1978 to 1984, he worked for Amax, Inc., the mining, smelting and metals refining company in Greenwich, CT, first as a financial analyst, then as a raw materials purchasing agent.  Between 1984 and 1986, he was a metals trader for Wogen Resources in London and Norore Corporation in New York, leading to the establishment of ACI Industries, Ltd, a metals trading and recovery company in Columbus, Ohio, specializing in metal scrap and residues; he served as the president of ACI Industries Ltd. until 1995.

Afterwards, he returned to Vienna to trade a broad array of commodities and mercantile goods.  Also, more recently, he formed Pindt & Partners, providing consulting services to companies in central and Eastern Europe.

About Mediterranean Resources

The company is developing two mine projects located at its 100%-owned Red Mountain (Kızıldağ) Project in Northeastern Turkey. The projects consist of the Tac (gold/copper) deposit and the Corak (gold/zinc/lead) deposit.

Tac and Corak were the subject of an NI 43-101 resource statement prepared by SRK in 2009 and a Preliminary Assessment (also by SRK) prepared in September 2011. The company plans on advancing these deposits into production through open-pit mining.

Signed on behalf of the Board of Directors.

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Forward-Looking Statements: This Mediterranean Resources Ltd. news release may contain certain "forward-looking" statements and information relating to Mediterranean which are based on the beliefs of Mediterranean management, as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to Mediterranean  management. Such statements reflect the current risks, uncertainties and assumptions related to certain factors including, without limitations, exploration and development risks, expenditure and financing requirements, title matters, operating hazards, metal prices, political and economic factors, competitive factors, general economic conditions, relationships with vendors and strategic partners, governmental regulation and supervision, seasonality, technological change, industry practices, and one-time events. Should any one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize or change, or should any underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results and forward-looking statements may vary materially from those described herein.

SOURCE Mediterranean Resources Ltd.

For further information: Christopher Ecclestone, President and CEO, 604-669-3397, www.medresources.ca