“Interfax” cancelled the message on death of Islam Karimov

The Agency “Interfax”, last Friday reported the death of the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, cancel your message.

“The news with the headline “Died, the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov” came as a result of a technical failure. “Interfax” apologizes to subscribers and readers,” reads a new post on the website of “Interfax”.

Previously, the Agency reported about the death of the President of Uzbekistan, citing the government statement. In the government of Uzbekistan soon declared that any statements about the death of Karimov did not.

On Friday morning about the death of the President of Uzbekistan, Reuters reported, citing three of its source but also the Turkish Anadolu news Agency. The Prime Minister of Turkey Benali Yildirim has expressed his condolences in connection with the death of the Uzbek leader.

Officially, Uzbekistan on Friday announced that Karimov as critical. Last Saturday he suffered a stroke, as he wrote in his Instagram Karimov’s daughter Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva.

Opposition website “Fergana.<url>” the day before, September 1, passed that in the homeland Karimov in Samarkand started preparing for the funeral, scheduled for Wednesday. Reuters, in turn, passed that on the death of Karimov may announce on Friday.