Kyrgyzstan government shuts Kaz Minerals mine for 3 months

LONDON, Nov 2 (Reuters) - London-listed Kaz Minerals said the government of Kyrgyzstan had suspended operations at its Bozymchak gold and copper mine on Thursday for three months.

"The Group believes that Bozymchak is in compliance with its obligations and is in discussions with the relevant authorities to recommence operations as soon as possible," the miner said in a statement.

(Reporting by Zandi Shabalala; Editing by Mark Potter)