Azarga Metals Corp. (TSX-V: AZR) is a Canadian mineral exploration and development company that owns 60% (along with the right to acquire the remaining 40%) of the Unkur Copper-Silver Project in the Zabaikalsky province in eastern Russia. Historic drilling on the Unkur property outlined a large area of high-grade shallow stratiform sediment hosted copper-silver 20 to 50 meters thick over an area four to six kilometers long. Azarga is now conducting its first phase drill program consisting of more than 3,000 cumulative linear meters of diamond core drilling. Drilling results are expected in the September through November 2016 period and the Company aims to complete a maiden resource for Unkur in Q1 2017.