The Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim at the meeting of the government of the country, which is broadcast live, expressed his condolences in connection with death of the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov.
“The President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov died. May Allah rest his soul. Behalf of the Turkish Republic I Express to the people of Uzbekistan deepest condolences,” — said the Prime Minister, quoted by RIA “Novosti”.
However, he did not specify how he received this information, and the Uzbek government still does not recognize the death of their leader, restricting only the message of his critical condition.
We will remind that on Monday the portal “Fergana” announced the death of Karimov, who ruled the country since 1990. Today this information was confirmed by three diplomatic source to Reuters.
In Samarkand, according to the “Fergana”, since yesterday were preparing for the funeral of the President.
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