Inter-Citic Minerals Inc.
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Inter-Citic Minerals Inc.

May 26, 2011 09:19 ET

Inter-Citic Announces Significant Premium Pricing of Non-Brokered Equity Financing of Up to $21 Million at $1.90 Per Common Share

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 26, 2011) -

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Inter-Citic Minerals Inc. (TSX:ICI)(OTCQX:ICMTF) ("Inter-Citic" or "the Company") President and CEO James Moore is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement financing of up to 11,052,632 common shares of the Company at a price of C$1.90 per common share (representing 21.8% premium to market), for total gross proceeds of up to $21,000,000.

The financing will take place in two tranches. The first tranche for gross proceeds of up to $12.6 million will be completed in approximately 4 weeks and the second tranche for gross proceeds of up to $8.4 million will be completed in approximately 6 weeks.

Subscribers to the transaction are primarily investors resident in Hong Kong and the Peoples Republic of China.

The net proceeds of the offering will be used to advance Inter-Citic's Dachang Gold Project in China by completing a Chinese Feasibility Study this year as well as all other advanced engineering studies required under Chinese regulations in order to complete the mine permitting process, as well as continuing regional exploration for further resource expansion, and for general corporate purposes.

The financing is subject to regulatory approval and completion of definitive documentation.

The securities being offered have not been, nor will they be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

On Behalf of the Board:

James J. Moore, President & CEO

ABOUT INTER-CITIC:

Toronto-based Inter-Citic Minerals Inc. is an exploration and development company advancing its Dachang Gold Project in the People's Republic of China. Inter-Citic is listed on the TSX under the symbol ICI. Inter-Citic's website is www.inter-citic.com.

Investors are encouraged to review "Risk Factors" associated with the Dachang project as outlined in the Company's 2010 Financial Statements and Annual Information Form, along with updates, available on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com. The statements herein that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. These statements address future events and conditions and so involve inherent risks and uncertainties, as disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" in the company's periodic filings with Canadian securities regulators. Actual results could differ from those currently projected. The Company does not assume the obligation to update any forward-looking statement.

The TSX has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the content of this news release.

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