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Sunday, March 18, 2018

“May Allah rest his soul”: the Turkish Prime Minister confirmed the death of Karimov

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.

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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.

Finally, the Facebook group “Health Karimov” has already reported about the alleged past of a funeral ceremony: “the Prayer is read, is buried.

In Samarkand, according to the “Fergana”, since yesterday were preparing for the funeral of the President.

The official delegation has not yet arrived in Uzbekistan, but Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev reportedly ready to do this on an emergency basis.

Died Islam Karimov. Chronicle of events

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