The President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, during his working visit in China at the G-20 summit, no plans in the near future to change your schedule. this is stated in the press service of the head of state.
Earlier, a source Reuters in the government of Kazakhstan said that Nazarbayev intends to make an emergency visit to Uzbekistan to suspend its participation in the G-20. According to the interlocutor of Agency, Nazarbayev is scheduled to arrive in Tashkent on 3 September. According to the Agency, an urgent visit to Uzbekistan, means that Kazakhstan is preparing for the official announcement of the death of the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov.
Earlier in the day three diplomatic sources told Reuters about the death of Karimov. However, while the Uzbek government has not officially confirmed this information. Sources “Interfax” in the government of Uzbekistan has refrained from comments in connection with Reuters.
The Agency “Fergana” on the eve reported that Karimov’s funeral will take place on 3 September in Kazakhstan. According to the Agency, to announce the death of the head of the Republic is scheduled on Friday, September 2. A source to Reuters earlier in the day confirmed this information.