Glencore refers to its announcement with regard to the Settlement Agreement entered into by Katanga Mining Limited ("Katanga") with La Générale des Carrières et des Mines ("Gécamines") for the resolution of the capital deficiency at Katanga's 75% owned DRC operating subsidiary Kamoto Copper Company.
Glencore confirms that the condition precedent to the Settlement Agreement has now been fulfilled. The Settlement Agreement is therefore unconditional and effective.
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