International Kirkland Minerals Inc.

International Kirkland Minerals Inc.

August 13, 2007 14:06 ET

International Kirkland Minerals Inc.: Results From the Rupert River Uranium Property, Quebec

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 13, 2007) - International Kirkland Minerals Inc. ("IKI" / the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:IKI) announces assay results from a second batch of core samples taken from the diamond drilling campaign at the Company's 900 km2 Rupert River Uranium Property (the "Property"), located in the James Bay Mining District of northern Quebec.

IKI released a first batch of results in a news release dated June 26, 2007, from the first 43 diamond drill holes which targeted the Lacroix Lake West ("LLW") Anomaly. At LLW 18 drill holes intersected anomalous and higher grade uranium values ranging up to 0.07% U3O8 over 2.5 m (IKI-32). All assay results from the Lacroix Lake West Anomaly have now been received:

- 30 drill holes intersected anomalous uranium (greater than 80 ppm or 0.008% U3O8);

- IKI-32(a) intersected higher grade uranium values up to 0.096% U3O8 over 2.45 m (IKI-32), including 0.394% U3O8 over 0.35 m;

- IKI-12(b) drilled approximately 700 m NE of IKI-32 returned the longest uranium interval in drill core to date consisting of 0.014% U3O8 over 7.50 m;

- IKI-20 intersected 0.010% U3O8 over 7.10 m;

- IKI-21 intersected 0.013% U3O8 over 6.00 m.

(a) Previously reported as 0.07% U3O8 over 2.5 m.

(b) Previously reported as 0.012% U3O8 over 10 m.

Drilling is now in progress at the Lacroix Lake East Anomaly, which has the highest and most abundant historical surface lake-bottom sediments and bedrock U3O8 anomalies, as well as airborne radiometric and ground scintillometer responses:

- IKI has completed 16 holes for approximately 1,050m of drilling;

- Drill holes are approximately 60m in length with the occasional hole testing up to 125m in length.

- IKI-45 contains scintillometer readings from 150 to 500 cps over a 30 m length;

- IKI-46 contains readings from 125 to 300 cps over 10 m.

Drill core is being logged, sampled and shipped to ALS-Chemex Laboratory (Val-d'Or, Quebec) for analysis. Assays are expected within the next six weeks.

Drilling continues to confirm a primary source for the uranium within the overall 10 km wide uranium corridor encompassing the Lacroix Lake West and East anomalies. A further 100 holes are planned, subject to further financing, at the 10 km by 5 km, 4 km by 2 km and 6 km by 2 km Du Glas Lake and Nescauso Lake uranium anomalies this year. These anomalies are situated about 50 km NE of the Lacroix Lake area.

The Qualified Person for the Company's Rupert River Uranium property is Mr. Jean Lafleur, P. Geo. Assaying was completed by ALS-Chemex of Val-d'Or (Quebec) and North Vancouver (B.C.) using fire assay techniques and protocols under the ME-ICP41 multi-element analysis.


Dan M. Clark, President

The forgoing information may contain forward-looking statements relating to the future performance of IKI. Forward looking statements, specifically those concerning future performance, are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially. These risks and uncertainties are detailed from time to time in the Company's filings with the appropriate regulatory authorities.

Stock Options: 2,370,000 @ $0.08 to $0.16

Shares Issued: 56,442,429

Restricted Shares: 1,750,000

Warrants: 6,028,572 @ $0.10 to $0.20

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