Westminster Resources Ltd. - Drilling Has Commenced On The Cumbral-San Bartolo Project


VANCOUVER, June 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Westminster Resources Ltd. ("Westminster" or "the Company") announces the first ever diamond drill hole has been completed at the Cumbral copper, silver and gold project located in Sonora, Mexico. The initial phase expected to be 1,200 meters (of a total planned 4,000 meters) targets four geophysical anomalies. The balance of the program, weather permitting (rainy season), will evaluate other numerous prospects identified on the 8,000 hectare property.

Westminster and Capstone Mining Corp. have executed an Option Agreement (WMR 12-02, April 17, 2012) to explore the Cumbral-San Bartolo property whereby Capstone has the right to earn a 70% interest by funding a minimum of $9.3 million CDN in exploration by December 31, 2015.


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About Westminster:

Managed by an experienced exploration team the Company is focused on exploring and developing prospects on its 28,644 hectare El Cobre and 13,398 hectare Navojoa properties in Sonora, Mexico. The El Cobre property contains among other prospects, the 100% owned Guayacan prospect and the 8,000 hectare Cumbral-San Bartolo option project with Capstone Mining Corp. On the Navojoa property the Company is exploring gold-silver-copper targets.

This news release may contain forward-looking information which is not comprised of historical facts. Forward-looking information involves risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events, results, performance, prospects and opportunities to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Forward looking information in this news release may include, but is not limited to, the Company's objectives, goals or future plans. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking information include, but are not limited to, those risks set out in the Company's public documents filed on SEDAR. Although the Company believes that the assumptions and factors used in preparing the forward-looking information in this news release  are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on such information, which only applies as of the date of this news release, and no assurance can be given that such events will occur in the disclosed time frames or at all. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, other than as required by law. The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

For further information:

regarding Westminster Resources Ltd., please contact Leif Smither or Fulvio Scrigner at 604-608-0400, Toll Free: 1-877-608-0007 or visit our website at www.westminsterres.com


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