Various Media Report the Death of Islam Karimov, President of Uzbekistan

islam karimovPresident of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov has died — the media

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In Tashkent on 29 August 2016 on 79 year of life has died the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, who ruled the country for over 26 years.

The death of Islam Karimov, according to news Agency «Fergana», came in at 15-16 hours Tashkent time (13.30 CET).

No information from the official authorities of Uzbekistan on this account has not yet been reported.

As reported, on the morning of 27 August, Islam Karimov suffered a stroke.

«In order to avoid misunderstandings here on the page I want to tell you about the sad events that occurred in our family with my father last weekend. Because of the brain hemorrhage, which happened on Saturday morning he was hospitalized and is in intensive care unit. His condition is estimated as stable», — noted the politician’s daughter Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva.

On admission Karimov said yesterday the Cabinet of Ministers. The report stated that the President of Uzbekistan «in-patient treatment».

Uzbekistan is unusual to talk about the health problems of the leader. The state television of Uzbekistan has reported on the hospitalization of President for the first time in its history.

Chief editor of the portal «Fergana.<url>, expert for Central Asia Daniel Karimov, told, who can become a receiver of the President of Uzbekistan: «the Authoritarianism of the state will crumble. A successor will have no problems. He has long defined».

«My version is that the future of the Uzbek leader is the current Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Shavkat mirzijaev. It is close to the President’s family and has the highest position in the elite groups. However, if the change of ruler will be held in accordance with the Constitution, the President will be the Chairman of the Senate of Uzbekistan, and it is non-public and unknown political figure,» he added.

Recall that in September 2015, a well-known Uzbek political scientist Usman people. said that Islam Karimov has named its successor. This is his younger daughter Lola.