VANCOUVER, July 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Eco Oro Minerals Corp. (CSE: EOM) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that, on July 6, 2018, it signed a binding asset purchase agreement (the "Agreement") with Sociedad Minera de Santander S.A.S. ("Minesa") to sell to Minesa Eco Oro's interests in certain mining and land titles located near Minesa's project in the Santander Department of Colombia, along with technical information and ancillary assets relating to the mining licenses. The two mining titles included in the Agreement are mineral claims 13921 and 0127-68. These titles are unrelated to Eco Oro's Angostura Project and Concession 3452, which are the subject of Eco Oro's ongoing arbitration against the Republic of Colombia and in relation to which Minesa has acquired no interest.
Pursuant to the terms of the Agreement, Minesa will pay the Company an aggregate purchase price of US$5,000,000 upon completion of the transaction. Completion of the asset purchase agreement is subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions precedent.
Eco Oro Minerals Corp. is a publicly-traded company and its arbitration against the Republic of Colombia is its core focus.
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SOURCE Eco Oro Minerals Corp.
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