According to a source in the Kazakh government of President Nursultan Nazarbayev is preparing to urgently fly to Uzbekistan. Perhaps this is due to the funeral of President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov on the death of which was reported earlier. While official confirmation of the information yet.
photo: Alexander Astafyev
A government source told Reuters about plans of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to urgently fly to Uzbekistan. The report said that Nazarbayev decided to shorten the stay in China, where 4-5 September summit of G20, to Saturday 3 September to fly to Uzbekistan.
The source considers that it may be associated with the funeral of Uzbek President Islam Karimov.
We will remind that earlier it was reported that Karimov died at the age of 78 after suffering a stroke. This was confirmed by three diplomatic source.
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The official reports of the demise of the Karimov has not yet been. But the media has leaked information about the fact that the plane with the body of the late politician flew from Tashkent to Samarkand, where will his funeral. Friday and Saturday the country will arrive official delegations from countries near and far abroad to participate in the funeral.
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In Uzbekistan, the media is misleading information only that Karimov’s condition deteriorated sharply.
Meanwhile, the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, answering journalists ‘ questions about a possible visit of Vladimir Putin to the funeral of President Islam Karimov, said that the subjunctive here is not acceptable. According to him, the primary source of information about the death of the President of Uzbekistan can only be official Tashkent.
Recall that Karimov has been ruling Uzbekistan since 1989. President he became in 1991.
Karimov has not appointed a successor, and analysts say the transition of power is likely to be resolved behind closed doors a small group of senior officials and family members.
In Samarkand prepared for the funeral of Islam Karimov (5 photos)
Some experts fear the rise of Islamic militants in Uzbekistan, if the group of Uzbek elites do not agree with each other and will move on to confrontation.
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