Eco Oro Announces Timing of Annual General and Special Meeting and Sets Date for New Special Meeting of Shareholders

VANCOUVER, June 12, 2017 /CNW/ - Eco Oro Minerals Corp. ("Eco Oro" or the "Company") (TSX: EOM) announced today that its previously announced annual general and special meeting of shareholders (the "AGSM") will be held on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. (Vancouver time) at the offices of Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, 1800-510 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 0M3. 

The Company also announces that it will hold a special meeting of shareholders (the "Special Meeting") on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. (Vancouver time) at the offices of Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, 1800-510 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 0M3 to seek approval of the issuance of the common shares issued to certain shareholders of Eco Oro (the "New Shares") that were the subject of an Ontario Securities Commission order dated April 23, 2017 (the "OSC Order") setting aside the prior decision of the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") conditionally approving the issuance of the New Shares.

As previously disclosed, the Company has commenced an appeal of the OSC Order to the Ontario Divisional Court (the "Appeal") and the board of directors (the "Board") decision to hold the Special Meeting is being made entirely without prejudice to the Appeal. If the Company is successful in its Appeal, the Board may determine to cancel the Special Meeting.

Company Profile

Eco Oro Minerals Corp. is a publicly-traded precious metals exploration and development company with a portfolio of projects in Colombia. Eco Oro has been focused on its wholly-owned, multi-million ounce Angostura gold-silver deposit, located in northeastern Colombia.

The Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

SOURCE Eco Oro Minerals Corp.

For further information: For more information please visit the Company's website at www.eco-oro.com or contact: Mark Moseley-Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer, Tel: +1 604 682 8212, TF: + 1 855 682 8212; Shareholders Please Contact: D.F. King, North American Toll Free Number: 1-800-240-2133, Outside North America, Banks, Brokers and Collect Calls: 1-201-806-7301, Email: inquiries@dfking.com; Members of the Media Only: Riyaz Lalani, Bayfield Strategy, Inc., rlalani@bayfieldstrategy.com

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