Azarga Metals appoints Blake Steele to Board

TSX-V: AZR

VANCOUVER, Dec. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - AZARGA METALS CORP. ("Azarga Metals" or the "Company") (TSX-V:AZR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Blake Steele to its Board of Directors. Mr. Steele has approximately seven years of experience in minerals industry management including financial management roles and as a public company President. He began his career with Deloitte & Touche, where he worked in both the audit and financial advisory practices. Mr. Steele graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Business Valuator in Canada. Azarga Metals believes Mr. Steele will make a valuable contribution to its Board of Directors and as Chair of the Audit Committee.

About Azarga Metals Corp.

Azarga Metals is a mineral exploration and development company that owns 60% of the Unkur Silver-Copper Project in the Zabaikalsky province in eastern Russia.

AZARGA METALS CORP.

"Dusty Nicol"
Dorian L. (Dusty) Nicol, President and CEO

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Cautionary Statement:
This news release contains forward-looking statements that are based on the Corporation's current expectations and estimates. Forward-looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as "plan", "expect", "project", "intend", "believe", "anticipate", "estimate", "suggest", "indicate" and other similar words or statements that certain events or conditions "may" or "will" occur. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from estimated or anticipated events or results implied or expressed in such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, among others: the actual results of current planned exploration activities; conclusions of economic evaluations; changes in project parameters as plans to continue to be refined; possible variations in ore grade or recovery rates; accidents, labour disputes and other risks of the mining industry; delays in obtaining governmental approvals or financing; and fluctuations in metal prices. There may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which it is made and, except as may be required by applicable securities laws, the Corporation disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and accordingly undue reliance should not be put on such statements due to the inherent uncertainty therein.

SOURCE Azarga Metals Corp.

For further information: Doris Meyer, at +1 604 536-2711 ext 6, or visit www.azargametals.com.

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