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Saturday, June 24, 2017

The media mistakenly reported the official statement about the death of Karimov

On Friday night the channels “Interfax” with reference to the government of Uzbekistan passed the information that the death of the President of the country Islam Karimov officially confirmed. However, the Agency then withdrew the message, citing a technical failure.

The Agency “Interfax” with reference to the government of Uzbekistan announced the immediate availability of official information about the death of President Islam Karimov. Earlier the news reported by the media only with reference to diplomatic sources. But it turned out that this time the error occurred. The Agency is already in a few minutes posted the information, that the material came as a result of technical failure and is canceled.

In turn, the Agency RIA “Novosti” the message of the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan, which said that information about the death of Islam Karimov did not apply to any information resource.

Meanwhile, the Agency “Fergana” in turn posted a video of Amateur footage, which depicts, as the body of Karimova were brought to Samarkand, where will his funeral.

Earlier it was reported that in Uzbekistan for the funeral of Islam Karimov will go on Saturday the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon and Kyrgyz delegation headed by Prime Minister Sooronbai Jeenbekov. This information has not been confirmed officially.

In Samarkand prepared for the funeral of Islam Karimov (5 photos)

Recall that Islam Karimov was admitted to hospital on 28 August, then it was reported that he suffered a stroke.

Watch the video on “waiting for the funeral Karimov hundreds of residents of Samarkand go to the necropolis”

Died Islam Karimov. Chronicle of events

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