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International Tower Hill Mines Files 2013 First Quarter Financial Results

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 9, 2013) - International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. (ITH.TO)(NYSE MKT:THM)(FRANKFURT:IW9) ("ITH" or the "Company") announces that it has filed its unaudited first quarter financial statements and associated management discussion and analysis and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the three-month period ended March 31, 2013 on May 8, 2013.

Shareholders can obtain copies of these documents on SEDAR (www.sedar.com), EDGAR (www.sec.gov) and on ITH's website at: www.ithmines.com. ITH will also provide hard copies of these documents, free of charge, to shareholders who request a copy directly from the Company.

About International Tower Hill Mines Ltd.

International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. controls a 100% interest in the world-class Livengood Gold Project accessible by paved highway 70 miles northwest of Fairbanks, Alaska.

On behalf of International Tower Hill Mines Ltd.

Donald C. Ewigleben, President & Chief Executive Officer