Gold Reserve Updates Shareholders on ICSID Arbitration Case with Venezuela

SPOKANE, Wash.--()--Gold Reserve Inc. (TSX.V:GRZ) (OTCQB:GDRZF) is pleased to announce that the arbitral tribunal in the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) case (Gold Reserve Inc. v. The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela – Case No. ARB (AF)/09/1) has requested both parties to submit their costs by May 26, 2014.

Doug Belanger, President, stated, “This request to submit the costs associated with our arbitration with the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela brings the arbitration process one step closer to completion.”

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This release may contain forward-looking statements that state Gold Reserve's or its management's intentions, hopes, beliefs, expectations or predictions for the future including without limitation statements with respect to the arbitration proceedings. Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by management at this time, are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies.

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Contacts

Gold Reserve Inc.
A. Douglas Belanger, 509-623-1500
President
Fax: 509-623-1634

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Contacts

Gold Reserve Inc.
A. Douglas Belanger, 509-623-1500
President
Fax: 509-623-1634