In the CAR told where I was headed Russian reporters
MOSCOW, August 6 — RIA Novosti. Journalist Orkhan Jemal, Director Alexander Rastorguev and operator Kirill Radchenko, subsequently killed in the Central African Republic, was heading for the Ndassima mine, which is owned by canadian company Axmin Inc and no relation to Russia has not, told journalists the Minister of public security of the Central African Republic Henry Vanzet of Linguire.
Previously, the control Center investigations, sent journalists on a business trip, reported that one of the places that reporters were to visit in the course of its investigation, this is a gold mine in Ndassima, which, according to them, allegedly owned by a Russian company.
“The idea to study this area came from the fact that according to the publication Africa Intelligence, in mid-July, the Republic agreed to develop this field together with Russia. This information initially sounded implausible, because the mines are in a dangerous location and not under the control of Central authorities the Central African Republic”, — said the Minister.
Local journalists found out about it, conducted its own investigation and found that the Ndassima mine is part of the Passendro Gold project, which operator acts as the Central African company Aurafrique. It is a subsidiary of the canadian company Axmin Inc., was in Vancouver.Henry Vanzet Lincosamines public safety CAR
He added that the licence for exploration was granted to the company in July 2010 and extended until March 2019, but, according to the Ministry, the work is not currently underway.
“In fact, did not work there. Nobody knows what it was supposed to shoot there. And all this is public information,” added the Minister.