Avrupa Minerals announces AGM results and launches website

October 12, 2010

Avrupa Minerals Ltd. (AVU:TSXV) is pleased to announce that the Company held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on September 27, 2010. All the resolutions put forward in the AGM were passed by the shareholders, and the directors elected to the board were Paul W. Kuhn, Gregory E. McKelvey, Donald E. Ranta and Mark T. Brown.

Immediately after the AGM, the Board of Directors appointed Mr. Paul W. Kuhn as President and CEO, and Ms. Winnie Wong as CFO and Corporate Secretary.

The Company also announced the start-up of its new website, which can be accessed by posting the following address: http://www.avrupaminerals.com.

The website is an important communication tool focused on establishing and maintaining a closer relationship with our existing and potential shareholders, and providing them with the most updated and comprehensive information available on the Company.

Avrupa currently has 14,578,571 common shares outstanding.

Avrupa Minerals Ltd. is a growth-oriented junior exploration and development company focused on aggressive exploration, using a prospect generator model, for valuable mineral deposits in politically stable and prospective regions of Europe, including Portugal and Kosovo.
Avrupa has an exciting portfolio of exploration projects consisting of:

  • Copper and Zinc in Portugal at Marateca, Alvalade, Canal Caveira, and Ferreira do Alentejo in the Iberian Pyrite Belt, where Europe’s richest active copper mine is located;
  • Tungsten in Portugal at the Covas prospect;
  • Silver, Lead and Zinc in Kosovo at the Glavej and Kamenica properties in the Trepça Mineral Belt of the Vardar Zone, historically, Europe’s most productive district for lead and zinc.

For additional information, contact Avrupa Minerals Ltd. at 604-687-3520.

On behalf of the Board,

“Paul W. Kuhn”

Paul W. Kuhn, President & Director

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