October 31, 2011

Mediterranean Announces Appointment Of New Director

Vancouver, B.C. - Mediterranean Resources Ltd. (TSX: MNR; Frankfurt: MHM1) announces that the Board of Directors of the Company has appointed Alex Gostevskikh as a Director of the Company.

Mr. Gostevskikh MSc MBA, is a geologist with over 20 years of experience in international mining and exploration for such commodities as gold, silver, and non-ferrous and base metals. He has extensive corporate experience through his involvement with a number of listed companies on the TSX and NYSE markets. He is currently the Managing Director of Uranium Resources PLC, (which is listed on the AIM in London), an explorer in Tanzania.  He was a Regional Exploration Manager for Centerra Gold Inc (TSX listed), the largest Western gold producer in Central Asia and has held other positions including Exploration Manager for Gulf International Minerals, Senior Geologist for Kinross Gold/Amax Gold, as well as consulting engagements with a number of major and junior mineral exploration companies. His past involvements have helped him build a valuable network of contacts in the mining and related industries in Turkey and across multiple regions of Central Asia.

This brings the total of board members at Mediterranean to five.  These are:
Dr. John A. Clarke, Chairman
Christopher Ecclestone, President and CEO
Dr. A. Kerim Sener
John Shanahan
Alex Gostevskikh

Signed on behalf of the Board of Directors

For further information please contact:

Christopher Ecclestone
Chief Executive Officer

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