Avrupa Minerals Ltd.
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Avrupa Minerals Ltd.

June 16, 2016 16:15 ET

Avrupa Minerals Announces Filing of NI 43-101 Technical Report on the Slivovo Gold-Silver Project in Kosovo

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 16, 2016) - Avrupa Minerals Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:AVU)(FRANKFURT:8AM) reports that it has today filed the technical report prepared in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 ("NI 43-101") on the Slivovo gold-silver project in Pristina, Kosovo (the "Report"). The Report supports the disclosure made by the Company in its news release on May 5, 2016 entitled "Avrupa Minerals Announces Initial Gold Resource at Slivovo, Kosovo". There are no material differences in the mineral resources contained in the Report from those disclosed in the news release.

The Report dated May 31, 2016 is entitled "NI 43-101 Technical Report on the Slivovo Gold - Silver Project, Pristina, Kosovo" and was prepared by independent "Qualified Persons" (as that term is defined in NI 43-101) under the direction of Richard Buerger, MAIG, BSc. of Melbourne, Australia and Gary Giroux, P.Eng, M.A. Sc. of North Vancouver, Canada.

The Report is available for review on both SEDAR (www.sedar.com) and the Company's website (www.avrupaminerals.com/projects/kosovo/slivovo_gossan/).

Avrupa Minerals Ltd. is a growth-oriented junior exploration and development company focused on discovery, using a prospect generator model, of valuable mineral deposits in politically stable and prospective regions of Europe, including Portugal, Kosovo, and Germany.

The Company currently holds nine exploration licenses in three European countries, including six in Portugal covering 3,821 km2, two in Kosovo covering 47 km2, and one in Germany covering 307 km2. Avrupa has three joint ventures, two in Portugal and one in Kosovo:

  • The Alvalade JV, with Colt Resources, covering one license in the Iberian Pyrite Belt of southern Portugal, for Cu-rich massive sulfide deposits;
  • The Covas JV, with Blackheath Resources, covering one license in northern Portugal, for intrusion-related W deposits; and
  • Avrupa's partner at the Slivovo Gold Project in Kosovo is presently advancing the Project by funding and operating a pre-feasibility study.

Avrupa is currently upgrading precious and base metal targets to JV-ready status in a variety of districts on their other licenses, with the idea of attracting potential partners to project-specific and/or regional exploration programs.

For additional information, contact Avrupa Minerals Ltd. at 1-604-687-3520 or visit our website at www.avrupaminerals.com.

On behalf of the Board,

Paul W. Kuhn, President & Director

This news release was prepared by Company management, who take full responsibility for its content. Paul W. Kuhn, President and CEO of Avrupa Minerals, a Licensed Professional Geologist and a Registered Member of the Society of Mining Engineers, is a Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 of the Canadian Securities Administrators. He has reviewed the technical disclosure in this release. Mr. Kuhn, the QP, has not only reviewed, but prepared and supervised the preparation or approval the scientific and technical content in the news release.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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